Be a good mentor

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Author (s): Zoe Morris-Williams and Andrew Grant

Mentoring is very much an education buzz word, but it is not a modern day invention. Greek mythology tells the story of Mentor, an alias of Athena the goddess of wisdom, who was charged by Ulysses to raise his son Telemachus. In doing this Mentor gave his name to the traditional relationship of an older, wiser master taking a younger protégé under their wing (Hay, 1999).

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