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Thursday, 9 May 2013

Mentoring Future Union Leaders

UNISON’s ‘Trained and Active’ approach to developing and supporting workplace representatives includes detailed guidance for the mentoring of activists - recommending the GROW model of Goal, Reality, Options and Way forward:  http://www.unison.org.uk/

  The US Berger-Marks foundation, which supports women organising in unions, recently published ‘The Next Generation: A Handbook for Mentoring Future Union Leaders' which gives useful advice and concrete tools for developing mentoring programmes for union members and staff. It can be downloaded here: http://www.bergermarks.org/resources/BergerMarksMentoringHandbook2012.pdf