Three P’s for the mentoring of women educators : purpose, power, propriety

Ehrich, Lisa C. (2008) Three P’s for the mentoring of women educators : purpose, power, propriety. Redress : Journal of the Association of Women Educators, 17(2), pp. 31-36.

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Much has been written about mentoring and its potential to support the learning and career development of individuals. This paper is a review of some of the literature and research in the field that explores the nature, focus and purpose of mentoring arrangements. It begins by providing a background discussion about the meaning of mentoring and some different categorisations. It then presents some initial arguments that were used to promote mentoring as a career strategy for women. The next and final part of the paper considers three issues that have the potential to shape the dynamics of mentoring relationships. These issues are purpose, power, and propriety.

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ID Code: 17145
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
ISSN: 1039-382X
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 07 Jan 2009 00:42
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2013 08:18

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