Wirkungsnachweis aus der Literatur

Kurzfristig (< 1 Jahr)
Mikro (Individuum)

identification with the mentors and viewing mentors as role models

persönliche Entwicklung / Erwerb von sozialen und personalen Kompetenzen

Youth across all three age groups expressed admiration for their mentors and a desire to emulate them. Older students similarly described admiring and identifying with their mentors. Other high schoolers added that mentors provided guidance and modeled acceptable behavior by ‘‘setting an example’’ and by being ‘‘someone who has the right attitude.’’ College students also emphasized role-modeling: ‘‘someone who acts in a way that I would like to act in the future."

Beschreibung der Aktivität

natural mentoring relationship
ages 11-22
teilnehmende Kinder und Jugendliche

Evaluierung der Aktivität

The focus group method was chosen to produce insights that are fostered through group dynamics. The moderator directs questions to a group of 4–12 participants who then respond, validate, challenge, and expand on each other’s statements. This study’s focus group method (Millward, 2000) involved using a semi-structured format, with questions focused on the participants’ relational experiences with mentor figures. In each focus group, the facilitators evolved from asking more general to more specific questions.
four categories of themes: (1) mentor characteristics; (2) relationship characteristics; (3) key functions, and (4) outcomes
57 students