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Mentoring: the future of adult learning process - a book review

Iwona Gierłach, Tadeusz Gadacz

The article is a review of the book entitled The Mentor's Guide. Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships. This publication presents the issue of mentoring, examines it from the depth perspective and presents from a new angle of critical reflection and application. The review summarizes the content of the book, which describes the role of mentor, mentee, mentoring relationships. The publication explains stretch goals, defines clear-cut objectives, outlines activities that will help achieve them. It is also a rich resource of information about cross-cultural mentoring. Presents the learning-centered mentoring paradigm and examines its seven critical elements, elaborates the four phases of mentoring cycle and also, provides practical tools and techniques to become successful professionals and leaders. The author of this book included templates and worksheets aiming at guiding and helping to understand the essence of mentoring. The publication is recommended as an informative resource for mentors and advisors working in organizations or universities. Also, it would be a tremendous asset to advisor-training events and helpful for all educators.

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Iwona Gierłach

Pedagogical University of Cracow

Tadeusz Gadacz

Pedagogical University of Cracow

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DOI: 10.15219/em65.1248

The article is in the printed version on pages 68-71.

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