Its supplementation begins at the work place. The corporate rules and job responsibility is the ultimate training ground for any form of human improvement, but the biggest learning opportunity comes from people…
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ed as “the intellectual and moral empowerment of human beings to achieve personal goals that matter, not only for oneself, but for a pluralistic and just future.” (Wlodkowski, 2008)
Mentoring is a learning process between a mentor who is usually a senior or someone more experienced in the job, and a mentee who is usually a junior or someone in need of training. Recent studies tackle this process as something that is not limited between just two people. There are three types of which is discussed in a recent study namely one- on- one mentoring, group mentoring and training and encouragement toward mentoring. It is a process which improves members to be more proficient for the organization. (Goodyear, 2006)
As aforementioned, mentoring has long been known as a one- on- one process between to people but it no longer stands only as such. A recent breakthrough by Kathleen Kram conceptualized “development network” in mentoring. In this process mentees can seek guidance not only from one specific mentor, but from a number of mentors. It also allows a mutual learning process for both mentor and mentee, in such a way that even seniors (mentors) can consult mentees (juniors) on topics and areas that they need to gain more knowledge from. In addition to this, learning is not limited in knowledge and skills training for work but also role modeling and psychosocial support. This “development network” is indeed a social adult learning venue in nurturance to individuals in the company. (Goodyear, 2006)
Mentoring has become more positively susceptible to adult learning because of the recent advancements in its structure. It has become a continuous absorption of knowledge, skills and values in a setting conducive for the social health of any company’s work force.
The new structure also debunks problems that were observed in the past such as complications with mentor responsibilities over assigned mentee. Focus on mentor to mentee and mutual learning is especially
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It is a well-known fact that adult learning is one of the most important areas that one can emphasize upon. This is because adult learning is not only banking on changing the adult’s perspective but also reliant on providing him long term comfort and understanding of the different topics that he will be a part of in the coming times (Carvin, 2011).
Upgrading the Educational System Education is a dynamic discipline that keeps evolving in meeting the needs of learners. As school leaders, principals should be vigilant in keeping up with new trends but at the same time, discerning of which ones to adopt in their schools.
Service mentality is directly related with the beliefs in ethics and morality. In other words, morally sound people will always ready to engage in community servicing activities whereas those who do not have many beliefs in morality and ethics may stay away from community servicing.
One important development in educational revolution is the implementation of accelerated learning in different fields of study. Because of the recent discoveries about how the brain functions and various classroom strategies that increase a student’s learning process, there is now a growing acceptance of accelerated learning (Basic Education and Policy Support (BEPS) Activity, 2005).
These practices are mandated to ensure that the students who are certified for the completion of their program qualify for the as per the NMC Competencies standards. Notably, the student’s practice proficiencies are ascertained during the sign-off process (Hart, 2010).
Mentoring augments the novice’s desire to experience both satisfaction and success as a professional nurse and at the same time, provides the experienced nurse with an opportunity to give back to the profession. Mariani (2012) defines a mentoring relationship as one that is developmental, nurturing, empowering, and that requires commitment and self-confidence from both the mentor and the mentee.
The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council asserted the role of learning in a nurse’s professional life: “the registered nurse contributes to quality healthcare through lifelong learning and professional development of herself/himself and others”. This means that nurses are responsible for their own skills.