Does mentoring work?

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a report assessing the impact of over 350 mentoring programmes across England on the lives of vulnerable youth. Overall, the report suggests there is good evidence that mentoring can have a modest positive outcome. Key findings include: the most effective mentoring programmes and relationships are those that last, are properly monitored, include support for mentors and allow young people a role in setting the agenda.

Source: Children’s Commissioner for England   Date: 25 April 2018

Further information: Forging futures through mentoring: a risk worth pursuing? (PDF)