Welcome to Australian Youth Mentoring Network
The Australian Youth Mentoring Network, Australia's peak mentoring body, is a national hub for youth mentoring funding, research, tools and resources. The Australian Youth Mentoring Network works with youth mentoring organisations and practitioners to foster the growth and development of high quality mentoring programs for young people in Australia by providing a national base of collaboration, support, guidance and expertise.
Research quarterly winter 2014
Welcome to the Winter 2014 edition of the Research Quarterly. Each quarter, we aim to provide you with a summary of recent research articles on youth mentoring.This quarter, we look at four articles one of which includes a piece of Australian based researched looking at what secondary students have to say about cross-age peer mentoring in a regional Australian school setting Read more
Mentor of the year awards 2014 now open
Do you know someone who is making an outstanding commitment to a young person through youth mentoring? Then why not nominate them for the State/Territory and National Mentor of the Year Awards. These prestigious awards promote the value and important contribution of mentors to the social, cultural and economic well-being of our young people. Run by the Australian Youth Mentoring Network, the Mentor of the... Read more
resilience in children and youth
Many children are reared in less than ideal family conditions (e.g., poverty, violence, substance abuse, family dissonance, family or personal illnesses). Situations such as these may inhibit the normal intellectual, social, and emotional development of children and youth, thus interfering with them reaching their full potential as adults. Conversely, many children encounter such adversities and fair well in spite of Read more