You will learn a great deal by sharing your language knowledge and competence with your peers

Top tips for leaders

Here are a few pointers that will help you to support your mentees and to get the most out of your experience as a peer leader:

  • Plan the sessions and activities
  • Keep a register and review each session
  • Listen to and plan with your mentee/mentees

You will not be expected to:

  • Teach - this is a collaborative scheme
  • Give specific advice on assignments
  • Always know all the answers
  • Act as a counsellor
  • Act as an intermediary between mentees and tutors
  • Share personal contact details

Don't forget that you are learning new skills too! Peer learning should be mutually beneficial and involve the sharing of knowledge, ideas and experience between the participants.

How To Guide: Be a Peer Leader‌‌