Mentoring and adult learning: andragogy in action

Jayakumar Chinnasamy

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Abstract

The adult learning and self-directed learning has become most popular in the western countries like UK. The paper attempts to make recommendations for the mentoring programme initiated by the London Fire Brigade (LFB). The mentoring of new operational staff in becoming a firefighter has taken on a significant role in London Fire Brigade (LFB). The application of various theories in adult learning and how the concept of Andragogy is in action for mentoring and adult learning has been discussed and presented with the recommendations.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1
Pages (from-to)2835-2844
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Management Research and Review
Volume3
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Mentoring
  • Adult learning
  • Andragogy

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