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    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.

    3 legs, two people, one goal. 321 run!

    321 Run

    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.
    As the context in which youth mentoring occurs affect what happens in the mentor-mentee pair, the research quarterly publication brings together a diverse group of papers to help mentors and program staff better understand how youth mentoring relationships can be effective
    This quarter, we look at four articles and including some Australian based researched looking at cross generational mentoring.

    321 Run is a fun and exciting event attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the biggest three legged race. It is about 3 legs, 2 people, 1 goal - to raise awareness and funding for youth mentoring programs in Australia. 321 Run is being held on Sunday 26th October at The Domain in Sydney at 9am, and everyone is welcome to enter. It is not a race, it is an experience!  Just pair up with a friend, relative, mentor or Read more

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    Youth Mentoring Week

    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

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