Motivations and Social Value-Added of Student Mentoring

What motivates student mentors? Recently, two students Stefan Konst and Ylva Datema from NHL Stenden University conducted a study to find this out. This research was carried out for the European Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring (ECEBM) to investigate what motivates student mentors in different countries across Europe. Additionally, they were curious to investigate the value student mentoring has for …

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Letter to the European Commission

27th November, 2020 As mentoring organisations with expert experience from almost all European Union Member States, we would like to turn the attention of the Commission to ‘mentorship’ as an invaluable mechanism to emphasize in the new Pillar of Social Rights Action plan. Mentoring is an essential tool for keeping people connected. It is about …

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My Experience at Mentoring Summit 2020

What a great opportunity to be part of such an event! The 5th of October was the first day of this bi-annual event, the European Mentoring Summit that included more than 300 mentoring companies and programmes from all around Europe and the world, seeking connection towards a better mentoring future. It was a virtual event, …

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Our Feedback to the Commission in the Open consultations

On the 27th of November 2020, the Advocacy Commission of the ECEBM sent a letter to the European Commission on the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights. This letter aimed at bringing the focus to how mentoring has helped the European community to cope with various hardships and challenges. Here is the letter to …

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Action Plan on Integration and Inclusion 2021-2027

In November 2020, the European Commission (EC) published, after a round of open consultations, an Action plan on Integration and Inclusion. While this document is non-binding, it sets up a lot of mechanisms for the now-current policy period 2021-2027. It is more comprehensive than the previous EC strategy on integration as it includes not only …

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Closing Speech by Ms. Sylvie Guillaume, Member of the European Parliament

European Mentoring Summit 2020Barcelona, 9th of October 2020 “I would like to start by telling you that I am very honored to take the floor today and I want to thank you for the invitation. I hope that my level of English will not tear your ears out and in any case, I ask for …

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Journey towards the 2020 Mentoring Summit: Press Release

30th of September 2020 The European Mentoring Summit (EMS2020), a biannual get-together for mentoring networks,programmes, and organizations will be celebrated from the 5th to the 9th of October. For the first time,this international event will be held online with an innovative format led by the Spanish mentoringnetwork, Coordinadora de Mentoria Social, and the European Center …

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