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Nelson workshop - Sharing the Kaupapa - Whai Wāhitanga: Active Youth Participation in Mentoring, 3 August 2022

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Event description

Thanks to continued funding support from The Tindall Foundation, we are excited to announce a 3rd Series of our highly successful Sharing the Kaupapa workshops. This is a brand new workshop in the series and is focused on Whai Wāhitanga: Active Youth Participation in Mentoring.  Note: it is not necessary to have attended the previous workshops in the series. 

In this new workshop you will learn:

  • more about effective mentoring, with a particular focus on the unique perspective of young people
  • ways to involve young people in training others about youth mentoring
  • how to support young people to share their experiences in mentoring
  • what helps and hinders young people engaging in mentoring
  • what needs to be in place to enable real youth participation
  • about relevant models and frameworks, starting with mātauranga Māori and locating ourselves in a global context
  • to reflect on your own, and your organisation’s capacity to involve young people in decisions that affect them
  • specialised skills, in mentors and mentoring organisations, that encourage and support youth participation in decision making.

Who should attend?

Mentors, mentor programme providers, youth workers, educators, school counsellors, pastors, central and local government agency staff and community workers.

By bringing these workshops to the regions once again, we hope to strengthen regional and national networks in the well-established youth mentoring community.

Registration fee

There is a registration fee of $50 inclusive GST and booking fee. Catering is included and you will also receive a comprehensive workbook to take back to work with you.

To find out more about the workshop, visit our website

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