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.
save the date- youth mentoring conference 2015
We are pleased to announce that the 2015 Australian Youth Mentoring Conference will take place 29 - 30 June, 2015 in Canberra, the heart of our nation's capital. This event is the only national forum that brings together practitioners, researchers, government and civic leaders, and the network of Mentoring Partnerships to explore and advance mentoring's positive impact
Youth Mentoring Week is a celebration throughout Australia of youth mentoring and all its success, potential and opportunity. This week provides us all with a valuable opportunity to:celebrate the positive impact on young people; recognise and celebrate the contribution of mentors; raise the profile and promote the benefits of mentoring; recruit more mentors; seek support for mentoring through mentor recruitment Read more
new factsheet: emotional intelligence
Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to monitor one's own and other people's emotions, to discriminate between different emotions and label them appropriately, and to use emotional information to guide thinking and behaviour. Studies have shown that people with high EI have greater mental health, better academic performance, and improved leadership skills. The set of skills involved in communication Read more