Richard Curtis

Our History

In 2013 Richard Daniel Curtis, a Children and young people’s behaviour expert working in a local authority, grew tired of the impact of funding cuts and the changes it meant for vulnerable people.  He left to set up a consultancy service for schools and colleges. Richard has had a great deal of experience working alongside

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Q&A (What is mentoring?)

What is a Mentor? A mentor is a trusted and experienced advisor who trains and counsels less experienced people. They listen, offer advice and guide a mentee as they work through their own difficulties. What are the benefits of Mentoring? Mentoring has been shown to help develop individuals within all kinds of organisations at all

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Delivery Partners

The Mentoring School are proud to work with our trusted delivery partners who are enabling more people to access our certified mentor courses. If you’d like to find out more about being a partner, click here.

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Delivering our courses

We believe that collaboration with our partners allows us to deliver more of our courses to positively impact the lives of more people.  To ensure this we train their trainers to our highest standards of excellence and support them while they implement our courses. Download the info pack to learn how you can benefit from

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Levels of Mentoring

There are 8 levels of Mentoring recognised by The Mentoring School. These levels were written by Richard Daniel Curtis in 2018, these levels help to establish the type of mentor required for different situations. It also helps mentors to understand the level they are working at and their developmental opportunities. 8 Levels of Mentoring Awareness

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Mentor’s Mantra

Every mentor recognises that it can be challenging to structure conversations to aid problem solving. The Mentor’s Mantra was developed by Richard Daniel Curtis to provide a structure for how a mentor can facilitate such conversations. These four steps feature daily part of a mentor’s work and make a huge difference to the way that support

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Receiving Reverse Mentoring

Reverse Mentoring is the practice of using trained junior or younger staff or people in your organisation to mentor senior colleagues. It helps develop organisations, procedures, policies, ethos and can assist with making an organisation more reflective of the views of their younger generations. This two-part course has been put together to assist the senior

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