01 SES 11 A, Symposium: Research on Practices of Teacher Induction, Part 2
The importance of mentoring has increased rapidly in educational systems throughout Europe and in most of these systems high quality mentoring is seen as the key element during the induction phase of new teachers. This study brings together national and international perspectives. Based upon a study in Czech Republic we developed via grounded theory research design (Strauss & Corbin, 1990) a complex causal theoretical mentoring model and an original typology of the mentor-mentee relationship (Duschinská, 2011). The personal dimension was identified as the core category of mentoring within the given context. This inductive research approach was then followed by a comparative inquiry of data, gathered within the INNOTE project, on mentoring in six European countries. Analyzing the data through the lens of the developed theory lead us into extrapolating our mentoring model and incorporating the institutional dimension, referring to the policy on both national and school levels. This resulted into a two-dimensional matrix model, where both the institutional and the personal dimensions determinate the nature of a mentoring process. Finally, we aimed to verify our approach within an international community of practitioners and judge critically, if such a mentoring model promotes understanding the nature of mentoring practices.
00. Central Events (Keynotes, EERA-Panel, EERJ Round Table, Invited Sessions)
Network 1. Continuing Professional Development: Learning for Individuals, Leaders, and Organisations
Network 2. Vocational Education and Training (VETNET)
Network 3. Curriculum Innovation
Network 4. Inclusive Education
Network 5. Children and Youth at Risk and Urban Education
Network 6. Open Learning: Media, Environments and Cultures
Network 7. Social Justice and Intercultural Education
Network 8. Research on Health Education
Network 9. Assessment, Evaluation, Testing and Measurement
Network 10. Teacher Education Research
Network 11. Educational Effectiveness and Quality Assurance
Network 12. LISnet - Library and Information Science Network
Network 13. Philosophy of Education
Network 14. Communities, Families and Schooling in Educational Research
Network 15. Research Partnerships in Education
Network 16. ICT in Education and Training
Network 17. Histories of Education
Network 18. Research in Sport Pedagogy
Network 19. Ethnography
Network 20. Research in Innovative Intercultural Learning Environments
Network 22. Research in Higher Education
Network 23. Policy Studies and Politics of Education
Network 24. Mathematics Education Research
Network 25. Research on Children's Rights in Education
Network 26. Educational Leadership
Network 27. Didactics – Learning and Teaching
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