The QUT Training Model for Peer Leader Capacity Building
QUT has enacted a university-wide Peer Program’s Strategy which aims to improve student success and graduate outcomes. A component of this strategy is a training model providing relevant, quality-assured and timely training for all students who take on leadership roles. The training model is designed to meet the needs of the growing scale and variety of peer programs, and to recognise the multiple roles and programs in which students may be involved during their peer leader journey. The model builds peer leader capacity by offering centralised, beginning and ongoing training modules, delivered by in-house providers, covering topics which prepare students to perform their role safely, inclusively, accountably and skilfully. The model also provides efficiencies by differentiating between ‘core competency' and ‘program-specific’ modules, thus avoiding training duplication across multiple programs, and enabling training to be individually and flexibly formatted to suit the specific and unique needs of each program.
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|Item Type:||Working Paper|
|Keywords:||peer leader training, leadership, mentoring, peer-to-peer learning|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Chancellery
Current > Research Centres > Higher Education Research Network
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2015 The Authors|
|Deposited On:||20 Apr 2015 22:37|
|Last Modified:||06 May 2015 12:33|
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