Peer mentoring can support children and young people by:
- enhancing social competence
- building security within the setting and the wider community by realising their worth as social beings
- improving attendance and educational attainment whilst developing friendship skills in a positive environment.
Peer mentoring toolkit
The peer mentoring toolkit is designed so that staff can deliver the training in a flexible way to suit the needs of the group. This practical resource covers:
- Management and Operation
- Service Users (Mentees)
- The mentoring relationship
Within the tool kit there is guidance on how to set up and run peer mentoring to suit the needs of the young people in your setting.