The first cohort of certified in-company mentors!
At ‘Skills for Jobs’ we value mentoring as a unique experience that involves a lot of important responsibilities. Therefore, capacity building for in-company mentors is imperative for the delivery of qualitative apprenticeships in partnership with the private sector.
In this light, in late 2018, S4J supported the delivery of a ‘Training of Trainers’ programme on Mentor’s Training to VET teachers serving in the Development Unit, VTC instructors and representatives (with a background in pedagogy) from institutions such as NAVETQ, universities and training centres.
The four training modules, designed in a collegial approach by the participants during the ‘ToT’, were piloted in January and February to 15 mentors from companies operating in Lezha and Shkodra regions. The training was delivered under the guidance of SFIVET, the swiss partner institution engaged in preparing and delivering the ‘ToT’.
The training aims to equip mentors with the necessary instructions on how to establish a better communication and collaboration with the apprentice, in order to ensure provision of quality apprenticeships.
During March, the training will be delivered to mentors of companies operating in Vlora region, where three S4J supported VET providers are located.