Selection Process

The following process is used to determine the successful applicants for the role of peer mentors:

September/October Visit of Karen Carter to speak to TY classes about the role of the Peer Mentor and to encourage students to apply for a place on the Peer Mentoring course
Mid-October Return of completed application forms and scheduling of interviews
November Discussion of interview results by Peer Mentor Facilitator, Deputy Principal and a nominated staff member
November Letter to all interviewees and announcement of Peer Mentors appointed to work with the incoming first years.  Involvement of Peer Mentors in Transition Programme - Primary to Secondary in November
December Meeting with all Peer Mentors in advance of training in January/February
January Training for Peer Mentors
August Refresher course for Peer Mentors before commencement of new academic year
August Appointment of Peer Mentors to classes
August Involvement of Peer Mentors in First Year Induction Programme
September - May Peer Mentor Support for 1st Year students

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