Mentoring new teachers has been recognised, since the mid 1990's, as a vital component in building long term successful career educators. Despite this knowledge research suggests that less than 35% of first or second year teachers have a formal mentor
(Source: http://www.ericdigests.org/pre-924/mentoring.htm ).



There are a number of aspects to consider with respect to the Mentoring process:
a) What is Mentoring
b) Mentoring and Induction
c) Qualities of a Good Mentor
d)


Good Mentors Article:
https://www.det.nsw.edu.au/proflearn/docs/pdf/good_mentor.pdf

Mentoring New Teachers Article:
http://www.acer.edu.au/documents/AJE_sample_vol48_1k.pdf

Online Mentors
http://teachersnetwork.org/ntny/ntny_helpline.htm