Using case studies of mentoring in practice, this book examines the roles of mentors and practitioners and how mentoring supports personal and professional development.

Collecting and Collating Evidence Through Profiling

Collecting and Collating Evidence Through Profiling

Collecting and collating evidence through profiling
VictoriaEadie and MelaniePilcher

The chapter begins by giving a definition of a profile as a tool for demonstrating professional practice and progression. It goes on to provide a framework for a profile whilst acknowledging the individuality of the task in terms of the way it demonstrates the uniqueness of the practitioner's own learning journey. The mentor and practitioner are guided through:

  • A profiling exercise from start to finish.
  • Generic evidence that can be found in any early years setting.
  • Strategies for overcoming potential profiling problems.
  • A case study of good practice in mentor support.
  • The components of an exemplar profile contents and layout.
  • An exploration of the mentor/practitioner roles and relationship during the profiling exercise.

What is a Profile?

A profile or portfolio ...

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