Every Child Needs A Mentor by Herman Stewart
Herman Stewart is a black man who is passionate, I imagine, about everything he takes on. Every Child Needs a Mentor is also the story of how his life changed and how it might have been and he dedicates the book to the now sadly deceased inspirational teacher he had, Moyra Josephine Healy.
Stewart begins with the question as to who needs mentoring: the child who is struggling and needs help and guidance or the child who is doing well and with encouragement could achieve even greater success? Both, says Stewart, in fact the book's title say it all – every child.
Every Child Needs a Mentor is divided into three parts:
Herman Stewart's book is a blueprint for anyone wishing to be a mentor but really as adults we should all mentor.
Every Child Needs A Mentor, is well written and easy to read and includes case studies throughout. On page 114 he gives Top tips for mentors when listening and I think they should apply to us all as parents and as people:
Herman Stewart created the mentoring approach: RAMP® – Raising Achievement Mentoring Programmes.
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Every Child Needs A Mentoris available from Amazon.