ESOL: English as a Second or Other LanguagePeer-mentors will help improve the English language skills and speaking confidence of their ESOL mentee through practicing conversational English in real-life situations.
A list of suggested activities (online and in Glasgow), conversation topics and ice-breakers will be provided to peer-mentors to help facilitate your meetings.Pairs will agree amongst themselves how their meetings will take place: online, in-person (following current Covid-19 guidelines) or a mixture of both. The expected time committment for peer-mentors is 1 hour every two weeks.
Vouchers will be available to participants to allow pairs to go for food/coffee together.
No experience is required however peer-mentors should be friendly, approachable and understanding of personal and cultural differences. Ideally peer-mentors will have experience of College life, or life in Glasgow, to enable them to share these expereinces with their mentee and signpost when appropriate.
Due to the nature of this role, students may be required to undergo an application process, details of which will be shared with students after they have registered their interest in the role.