UNISA Short Course in the Psychology of Mentorship

By | January 12, 2022

UNISA Short Course in the Psychology of Mentorship

University of South Africa Short Course in the Psychology of Mentorship

Short Course in the Psychology of Mentorship (76815)Purpose

The purpose of this Short Learning Programme is to teach graduates the skills required to be an effective mentor for high school students and others.
 Target group

Professionals who seek to enter into mentoring relationships
 Admission requirements

Grade 12 or NSC
 Duration

6 months

Language medium

English
 Registration periods

January/July
 Tuition method

2 contact days and followed by 12 weeks ODL approach culminating in the assessment of a portfolio demonstrating key outcomes. Study guide, notes, and assessment guidelines provided during two contact sessions.
 Kind of assessment

Formative portfolio assessment aimed at facilitating the student’s understanding of the implementation of mentoring practices in his/her context.
 Psychology of Mentorship (SCPSPMF)Syllabus/Content Topics

  • Defining and describing mentoring
  • Effective mentoring characteristics
  • Critical interpersonal skills for mentoring
  • Ethics in mentoring
  • Networking for support and referral
  • Continuing mentoring development

Course leader

Angelo Fynn
Lecturer: Department of Psychology
Chair: PsySSA Student Division
Office 5-73, Theo van Wijk Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429 8211
Fax: 012 429 6853
E-mail: fynna@unisa.ac.za
E-mail: ucap@unisa.ac.za
 Programme administrator(s)

Ms A Nogqala
Centre for Applied Psychology
Office 5-152, Theo van Wijk Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429 8544
Fax: 012 429 6853
E-mail: ucap@unisa.ac.za