Youth mentoring elective
Add depth to your arts, science or business degree and make a real difference in a young person’s life.
EDUC 200: Youth Mentoring
Course type: 15-point elective (Semester one)
Prerequisite: Any 60 points passed
Availability: Undergraduate students studying an Arts, Science, Business or Human Services qualification
If you are passionate about equity and opportunity, this course is a perfect addition to your academic CV.
Our theoretical and applied study will empower you to:
- Develop an understanding of youth and youth mentoring
- Gain skills and experience in mentoring
- Help a young person who is struggling to get ahead
- Experience the rewards of helping others
Make a real difference
You will increase your understanding of, and ability to work effectively with, young people and have the opportunity to make a real difference in the life of a young person while engaging with school and family.
You will learn about youth mentoring theory and research, examine current issues including social justice and participate in a full-year mentoring internship where you will mentor a young person who needs your support to successfully manage the transition from intermediate to secondary school.
You will also examine current issues in youth mentoring, including:
- Cultural perspectives
- Developmental considerations
- Youth mentoring contexts
How to enrol
To enrol in this course, email academic director Dr Pat Bullen (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information and an application form.
This course is offered in partnership with the University of Auckland and the Great Potentials Foundation.