Mentoring v Tutoring

Many people hear about the good work we do at Unity Studios when asking others about tutoring.

Mentoring differs from tutoring in the following ways – 

When accessing tutoring, the tutor sets the session agenda

V When accessing mentoring, we work with our participant to proactively run their session
Tutoring can cause a reliance on another to achieve Mentoring is about building independence
Tutoring can help you achieve in a 1:1 session environment Mentoring aims to build transferable skills so you can achieve in a classroom environment
Tutoring draws from school curriculum to achieve growth Mentoring uses your own life experience to blast through blocks 
Tutoring is generally subject specific Mentoring can help you with a variety of subjects 
You tutor shows you how to complete a task A mentor works with you to find the best way for you to complete a task
Your tutor is the expert on the subject matter Your mentor while well versed on the subject matter is open to learning more alongside you
You end up seeing a tutor because you feel you are failing

You end up seeing a mentor because you need someone to come along side you and encourage you to achieve your goals

 

To learn more about our Mentoring programs click here.