The Mentoring for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion micro-credential introduces mentors to the practical steps involved in building relationships. It introduces the basic concepts of equality, diversity and inclusion and walks mentors through the interactive and participatory processes that can be used to enhance positive relationship building. Upon completion of the micro-credential the mentor will have a broader understanding of the skills associated with mentoring and communicating effectively. The course involves learners participation in training and reflection, as well as engaging in a mentoring relationship with a young person.
This course is open to experienced professionals who do not have a primary degree. You will be required to provide an up-to-date curriculum vitae with your application.
Applicants must be willing to complete Garda Vetting as part of the application process for this micro-credential.
Minimum English language requirements: For more information on the minimum English language requirements for non-native speakers, please see link to Maynooth Universitys Micro-credentials Entry Requirements.
This course will be taught asynchronously and will be a mixture of seminars, mentoring sessions, and supported reflection hours. Students will participate in two block seminars of four-hour sessions delivered asynchronously and supported by a tutorial session. Typically, these sessions will be morning or afternoon, midweek or weekends. The schedule for these sessions will be made available before the course start date to enable full-time working students to plan their calendars. Additionally, students will participate in a formal mentoring programme which includes 3 one-hour mentoring sessions and three reflection hours. These will be scheduled and managed by the academic team in Maynooth University. There is ongoing support and contact with the tutor throughout the course.
-Applications are all online at https://v2.pac.ie/institute/19
PAC Code: MMC28/29
Please upload the following documentation with your online application:
- Birth certificate OR valid photo ID (eg. Passport or drivers licence)
- Marriage Certificate (for students who wish to register in their married name)
- Up to date Curriculum Vitae
- If your course is being funded by your employer, please check the appropriate box on your PAC application and be prepared to provide the name and email address of the contact who is approving the funding
Note: failure to provide all necessary documents will result in a delay to your application being processed.