Scholarship Development mentoring

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Who is it for?

Supporting colleagues to engage in scholarship activities to disseminate their own practice and expertise.

  • Colleagues new to scholarship
  • Experienced staff
  • Colleagues in professional services
  • Colleagues wishing to engage in scholarship as a pathway to research
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Benefits of mentoring

  • Confidence building
  • Pointers to relevant professional development, networking and coaching
  • Skills development/enhancement
  • Career advice and planning
  • Guidance on where to start
  • Identifying and planning development opportunities
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Mentoring cycle

It is expected that a mentoring relationship will last between 6 months to 1 year, and have well-defined objectives. At the end of the agreed period, the mentor and mentee should review the objectives and may decide that further mentoring would be beneficial.

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Learning and Teaching Enhancement Strand Lead

Learning and Teaching Enhancement Strand Lead

Wendy Jessiman

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Wendy Jessiman is member of the Teaching and Learning Department, a Senior Lecturer in Academic Development and Innovation, and has worked at UHI since 2017 (previously Department of Nursing and Midwifery). Wendy coordinates the Learning and Teaching Enhancement strand.  She has taught both undergraduate and postgraduate students, and developed and led programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Over 4 decades Wendy has published and presented (PURE), sharing her experience and supporting others to develop their careers in healthcare or in academia.  Wendy recognises the role of mentoring in providing an opportunity for staff to explore avenues for both personal and professional development.

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Register on this strand

  • Read the Mentoring Scheme Code of Practice
  • Register on the mentoring system Sumac



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Getting started

  • Find out more by reading the Code of Practice and FAQs
  • Contact the strand lead, Wendy Jessiman if you have any further questions about Scholarship Development mentoring
  • For general enquiries please use the general email address