General Description

The course aims to support participants in their career journey to meet their aspirations.

‘ Mentoring aims to support and encourage people to manage their own learning in order that they may maximise their potential, develop their skills, improve their performance and become the person they want to be.’

Eric Parsloe, The Oxford School of Coaching and Mentoring

Effective mentoring focuses on the needs of the individual during their professional career journey to improve themselves through skill and professional development to advance their career.


All teachers who are wanting to improve their professional practice to attain their career aspirations.

Teaching Standards

6.2.2 Proficient Level - Engage in Professional Learning - Engage in professional learning and improve practice:   Participate in learning to update knowledge and practice targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities,

6.3.2 Proficient Level - Engage in Professional Learning - Engage with colleagues and improve practice:  Contribute to collegial discussions and apply constructive feedback from colleagues to improve professional knowledge and practice


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This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit for more details.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module One

    • Introduction

    • The Changing Nature of Life, Learning and Work

    • The Context for Professional Mentoring and Development

    • What is Mentoring? How Can it Develop your Practice?

    • Reflection on Mentoring

  • 2

    Module Two

    • Your Professional Self

    • Understanding your Professional Self

    • Your Life Purpose and your Career

    • Reflect on your life purpose

    • Identify Your Life Purpose and Career

    • Influences on your Career

    • Identify Your Significant Events and Influences

    • Principles to Assist you to Reflect on your Career

    • A Holistic Approach to Career Development

    • Construct Your Wheel of Life – Present Situation

    • Plan to Succeed – Plan your Goals

    • The Four Phases of the Career Journey

    • Career Goals

    • Your Career Goals and the SMART Formula

    • Your Career Goals and the GROW Model

    • GROW Model

    • Building your Inner Coach

    • Your Career Development

    • Career Myths That Can Make Your Career Decisions Redundant

  • 3

    Module Three

    • The Journey to Career Fulfilment

    • How to Achieve Career Excellence: The Range Between BEST and Average

    • Excuses that Hold you Back from Achieving Career Goals

    • Build your Resilience and Reduce Workplace Stress

    • Famous Failures

    • Skills and Attitudes of Resilience

  • 4

    Course Feedback

    • Course feedback

Features of TTA Online PD

  • Availability

    Online courses are available 24/7. Designed to be done in your own time at your own pace.

  • Team Online

    All online courses are available for team purchase. Unlimited teachers from the one Campus for any course for $1250 + GST

  • Money back Guarantee

    If you complete less than 25% of an online course and aren't completely satisfied, let us know, and we will cancel your enrolment and provide a full refund.