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Emre Erturk

Programme Chair, CITRENZ

Programme Chair, CITRENZ

A perception of pastoral care staff of peer-mentoring programme impact on pastoral care support

Wednesday 12:20pm - 12:50pm, CITRENZ (Cybersec Room 4)

The article describes the implementation of a peer-mentoring programme in a Postgraduate Diploma Programmes in New Zealand Polytechnic.

The peer-mentoring programme helps pastoral care staff to better support our international students and its support their adoption into New Zealand society and study. The long -term objectives of the programme are to support international students to succeed in their study and to support their transition to their jobs in industry.

This article is reporting on the result of the peer -mentoring program and its impact on pastoral care at our educational institution. The analysis of the interviews of support staff are presented and discussed in the article.