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ISA1005 - Mentoring in a Multicultural Context - Nightingale

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 5 weeks ALLE

Course content

The course is based on the mentor arrangement, which is administered by the Norwegian Directorate of Children-, Youth, - and families (Bufdir). The goal of the arrangement is to increase the multicultural competence within child welfare, and to inspire children with minority background fulfil higher education.

Throughout a study year the student is mentor for a child with minority background within the age of 8-12. The mentor shall in cooperation with the child and its guardians take initiative to various activities. The student gets training, teaching, and guidance throughout the course. The student must deliver eight monthly reports that describes accomplished meetings with the mentor child, in addition to self-reflections. There is a template for the monthly reports.

Learning outcome

Through meetings with child in practical mentoring the students must acquire the following knowledge and general competence:

The student
• has knowledge of central concepts within mentoring in general
• has knowledge of childhood conditions/living conditions in multicultural society
• has knowledge of how to build relations and communicate with children and families with minority background

Skills
The student
• has acquired increased consciousness of own values and attitudes in meeting with other cultures
• can be a grown-up role model in the meeting with the mentor child
• can take care of the children`s right to involvement
• can communicate and cooperate with the child and its guardians with respect and understanding of their cultural background
• can reflect upon its own role as mentor

General competence
The student
• can plan and implement activities in accordance with the child`s needs.
• can receive guidance and guide others

Learning methods and activities

The student will be mentor for a child with minority background throughout one study year. The mentor meets his/her mentor child 2-3 hours each week. The mentor shall take initiative to different activities, both alone with the child, and together with other mentors/mentor children. The student participates in training and guidance, individually and in Groups

Mandatory activities:
1. Participation at mentor trainin
2. Guidance. Individually and in group. Will be specified with fixed guidelines.
3. Written submission. Monthly reports are delivered and accepted. See own criteria.

Compulsory assignments

  • Participation mentoringtraining
  • tutorial
  • written assignment

Further on evaluation

Three mandatory activities.
1) Participation in mentor training through monthly mentoring sessions.
2) Individual and group guidance. In accordance with more detailed rules.
3) Written submission of monthly reports. These are approved according to specified criteria.

Compulsory activities must be approved prior to the exam.
A minimum of 75% attendance is required in mentor gatherings.
Written submissions require the use of professional literature, and that the student uses and reflects on experiences from his own mentoring practice.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Social Education and Child Welfare Work Programme (HSGBVB)
Social Work Programme (HSGSOB)

Required previous knowledge

The course is reserved for students currently admitted to the programme "Bachelor in Social Work" at NTNU or the programme "Bachelor of Child Care and Welfare" at NTNU. The course has a limited number of participants. Current applicants are called for an interview before admission is granted.

Course materials

Will be published on Blackboard at the beginning the course

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2019

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2020

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Child Welfare
  • Medicine, Health and Social Studies.
  • Social Work
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Social Work

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Summer UTS Home examination 100/100 ALLE

Release 2020-08-13

Submission 2020-09-17

Release 10:00

Submission 12:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 ALLE

Release 2020-05-04

Submission 2020-06-08

Release 10:00

Submission 12:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
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