presented at the 2015 Asia-Pacific Regional ECD Conference Beijing, China
Mentoring is powerful and emotional relationship which enables the early childhood development (ECD) facilitators and trainers to learn and develop confidence, independence and maturity. Training and mentoring empower early childhood development (ECD) teachers and facilitators ( Martin & trueax, 1997., McKimm, Jollie, & Hatter, 2007). Training carries transformative skills in facilitators and teachers who are bearers of change. Training refers to transfer of skills and knowledge, subject oriented, improvement in specific knowledge, skills and attitude while mentoring focuses on the person and their career, provides support for individual growth and maturity (Meyerson, 2013).