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What can data from 6,500 matches tell us about mentoring relationships?: Important insights from a new study

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - April 26, 2017 3307

by Jean Rhodes The length of mentoring relationships is one of the  most important indicators of positive change in youth. In analyses of data from random assignment studies of both school and community mentoring programs, my colleagues and I have found that effects on youth outcomes grow stronger as relationships persist for longer periods of time. There […]


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New research tests impact of mentoring on school dropouts

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - April 26, 2017 3302

Candil, D. M., & Gaza, M. (2017). A pilot Study of the impact of the Peraj mentoring program on school dropout risk of Mexican children. Journal of Community Psychology, 45(3), 315-332.DOI: 10.1002/jcop.21849 Summarized by Jelle de Graaf   Background: School dropout is a serious issue in Mexico; it affects hundreds of thousands of children and […]


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Mentors push minority students to achieve even more – Tips for finding the right mentor

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - April 26, 2017 3301

By Tori DeAngelis As an undergraduate at the University of California, Irvine, Jeanett Castellanos, PhD, was just glad she’d made it to college. Neither of her parents—both Cuban ­refugees—had graduated from high school, and they were exuberant about their daughter’s success. “I thought I would just get a BA. I didn’t think there was anything […]


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Watchworthy Wednesday: Apply to Present at DML2017 by May 1

DML Central - April 26, 2017 3295

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A conversation with Dr. Oscar Prieto-Flores: Mentoring in Spain and Europe

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - April 13, 2017 2596

By Vera van den Berg and Jelle de Graaf Dr. Òscar Prieto-Flores is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Girona. He is also a member of the research group in social mentoring. Dr. Prieto-Flores will be visiting the Center for Evidence-based Mentoring in Boston, Massachusetts from March until June of 2017 to […]


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New mentoring research identifies key factors predicting early match termination

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - April 11, 2017 2485

Kupersmidt, J. B., Stump, K. N., Stelter, R. L., & Rhodes, J. E. (2017). Predictors of premature match closure in mentoring relationships. American Journal of Community Psychology, 59, 25-35. doi: 10.1002/ajcp.12124   Summarized by Jessica Cunningham   Introduction: Mentoring has been shown to have a modest but impactful effect on at-risk youth in terms of […]


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OPINION: The simple steps that encourage young learners to break equity barriers

Hechinger Report - April 09, 2017 2394

The class of 2028 will, no doubt, have a maze of postsecondary options to help them unlock their dreams and ambitions. Yet while the connection between education and aspiration is intuitive to many, it’s not necessarily so for children — particularly for those who come from low-income households or families with no college education. Students […]


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Registration for 2017 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring now open!

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - April 05, 2017 2149

Thursday, April 13, 2017 By April 5, 2017 2017 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring Portland State University July 17-20, 2017 The Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring offers a distinctive educational opportunity for experienced mentoring professionals to engage in highly interactive discussions that provide an in-depth view of the research and examine its implications for program policies and practices. Participants attend an intensive four-day seminar presenting the latest developments in theory and research on youth mentoring led by prominent research fellows.

Building the Future: Tinkering and Playful Learning – Clif Mims

Spigot Community via @LearningLurker - May 22, 2017 1787

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“How’s your program doing?”: A new questionnaire assesses mentors’ perceptions of program support

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - March 28, 2017 1704

by Jean Rhodes Mentors sometimes struggle to connect with their mentees and programs play a vital role in supporting the match. In a recent study, we found that, when mentors feel a lack of support, they are more likely to terminate the relationships early (Burton, Rapsoa, and & Rhodes, 2017). Yet mentoring programs often struggle […]


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Registration now open: Mentoring short course in the Netherlands!

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - March 24, 2017 1494

Two new and exciting events are now open for registration 1) Short Course on evaluation and monitoring lead by Prof. Jean Rhodes May 10-11, 2017, a Short Course is being offered to practitioners and researchers. This Short Course will be led by Prof. Jean Rhodes, Editor of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring, and includes best […]


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Watchworthy Wednesday: Meet 10 Women Championing Connected Learning

DML Central - March 22, 2017 1382

.broken_link, a.broken_link { text-decoration: line-through; } Toggle navigation Search Watchworthy Wednesday: Meet 10 Women Championing Connected Learning Wednesday, March 22, 2017 As Women’s History Month comes to a close, let’s turn our attention to 10 women scholars making their mark as champions of . (Connected learning calls for broadened access to learning that is socially embedded, interest-driven and oriented toward educational, economic or political opportunity. It is based on evidence that the most resilient, adaptive and effective learning involves individual interest as well as social support.