Mentoring Guide for Life Skills

 
  • Description of Resource:

    This extensive guide provides a framework for mentoring young women and girls with a focus on developing life skills. Designed for use by both mentors and mentoring practitioners, this guide is oriented toward mentoring for girls in developing countries in group contexts, but also contains general recommendations that can be applied to other settings. This resource discusses how to work effectively with girls, including specific recommendations about building the mentoring relationship and addressing critical life skills topics. The life skills topics encompass healthy living, reproductive health and sexuality, and making positive decisions. It provides discussion ideas and fun learning activities that can be used in mentoring sessions, school settings, or in mentees’ families.

    Goals:

    To provide guidance for mentors who are beginning a mentoring relationship with young women and girls.

    Target Population/Eligibility of Target Sites:

    Mentors and mentoring practitioners serving young women and girls.

    Corresponding Elements of Effective Practice:

    Training, Monitoring and Support

    Key Personnel:

    None

    Additional Information:

    This guide was developed by the AED Center for Gender Equity. Learn more at http://cge.aed.org.

  • Resource Name:

    Mentoring Guide for Life Skills

    Publisher/Source:

    AED Center for Gender Equity

    Author:

    AED Center for Gender Equity

    Date of Publication:

    2009

    Resource Type:

    Mentor Guides and Handouts








  • Evaluation Methodology:

    Resource has not been evaluated for effectiveness

    Evaluation Outcomes:

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    Evaluation Validity:

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  • Accessing and Using this Resource:

    This resource can be downloaded for free on the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative website: http://www.ungei.org/resources/files/LifeSkills.pdf

















  • References:

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