cultural mentor guide01/06/2023 2023-06-01 23:42
cultural mentor guide
Cultural Mentor Guide
- Check your messages often so as not to miss one!
- Get to know your mentor: Reach out to them weekly & try to set up meetings!
- Check the weekly discussion topics, inform your mentor & prepare questions or materials to talk about your country!
- Discuss time differences: make sure to get in touch when the time is suitable for you both!
- Video or voice call? It’s up to you and your mentee!
- Check the weekly discussion themes or pick new ones with your mentee
- Prepare materials to help you present your country and culture as well as some questions for your mentee
- Unsure about a fact? Don’t worry, you can’t know everything! Research the answer with your mentee for a fun learning experience
- Can’t get in touch with your mentee? Let our team know ASAP!
- Don’t be shy… Treat your mentee as a friend! You will overcome the nervousness and improve over time
- Are you having difficulties or feeling nervous? Don’t worry, just let your mentee know, they will understand and most probably share your feelings!
- Last, but not least… Have fun!
- Check your messages often so as not to miss one
- Get to know your mentor. Reach out the them weekly & try to set up meetings
- Check the weekly discussion topics, inform your mentor and prepare questions or materials to talk about your country
- Discuss time differences, make sure to get in touch when the time is suitable for you both!
- Discuss on platforms which suit you and your mentor (Pagoda Projects APP, Whatsapp, Skype…)
- Be friendly, open-minded and sensible about certain topics
- Can’t get in touch with your mentor? Let our Pagoda team know ASAP!
- Your partner might not be used to speaking or hearing languages other than their mother tongue. So please, be patient, try to talk clearly and slowly and be sympathetic.. They are trying their best
- Please let your mentor / mentee know if you are unable to set up meeting & rearrange for another meeting time. there must be, at least, one voice or video call per week
- If there is no response for delaying a meeting from either side please reach out to our Pagoda team for help
- If your mentor / mentee disconnects or disappears…please, let us know
- Unsure about what to do / how the programme works? Please, have a look at our Cultural Mentor webpage, Pagoda Projects app or your Mentorship Group!