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.
29 - 30 june 2015 youth mentoring conference
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. The theme for 2015 is Home, School, Work. 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 Read more
Online tool to combat binge drinking
An online game that encourages teenagers and young adults to think about the choices they make about drinking has been launched that utilises cutting-edge digital technology to encourage young people to understand the repercussions of binge drinking. As their night evolves they will experience the direct consequences of their decisions. The game presents players with a variety of situations Read more
transitioning into university
The transition from school to university is a challenging life situation for young adults, as it involves many changes. First-year students have to organize their own learning, manage their new study and social schedules, build new social networks and friendships, and adjust to the requirements of university styles of learning and teaching (Pascarella & Terenzini, 2005). They have to get to know the socalled hidden curriculum of studying at a Read more