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  • eument-net guideline manual (English)
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    Mentoring for Change


    Mentoring for change. A focus on mentors and their role in advancing gender equality
    Ed.: eument-net, Fribourg 2011, ISBN 978-2-9700611-2-0

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    >> Article de Vries with bibliography (erratum)
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    This publication is based on the eument-net workshop on “Mentor training and coaching” held in 2010. Contributions provide insight how mentoring programmes can enhance their effectiveness in empowering the individual mentee while also fostering organisational change through an increased focus on mentors. They show how academic mentoring programmes conceive a mentor’s role and how the understanding of this role can be increased and developed. Contributions also discuss experiences with different kinds of training for mentors.


    eument-net guideline manual


    Establishing Mentoring in Europe. Strategies for the promotion of women academics and researchers
    Ed.: eument-net, Fribourg 2008, ISBN 978-2-9700611-0-6

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    The guideline manual is a major tool for the transfer of knowledge and experience using mentoring as a measure to promote women in academia and research. It is based upon a comparison between four existing mentoring programmes at universities in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland.

    The manual also provides a basis for transferring expert knowledge on mentoring to countries where there is as yet no mentoring scheme, as demonstrated in the example of Bulgaria.

    It provides examples of best practice in how to design, implement, and prepare the ground for mentoring programmes under specific conditions at local, regional, and national levels.


    eument-net guideline manual (Bulgarian)

    The eument-net guideline manual has also been published in Bulgarian.

    Утвърждаване на наставничеството в Европа. Стратегии за насърчаване на жените преподаватели и изследователи. eument-net, Fribourg 2008, ISBN 978-2-9700611-1-3
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    eument-net Policy Recommendations

    The recommendations build on results from research and debates organised by eument-net, involving women researchers, mentoring and gender equality experts and science policy representatives.
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    Other publications

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    Mentoring in Action to Stop Academic Brain Drain, in: e-Strategies Projects, 5/2008, pp.85-88.
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    eument-net quality standards for Mentoring Programme,in: ADA Mentoring. Fachzeitschrift für Mentoring und Gender Mainstreaming in Technik und Naturwissenschaften. ISSN 1860-0522.
    >> ADA Vol.23

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