Why? To develop identity and community.
Through peer mentorship at The MEG School, students build resilience, learn stress management skills, and cultivate a positive school environment. Mentors build self-esteem, seeing themselves as teachers and leaders, while mentees develop respect and appreciation for their peers’ diverse skills and strengths. Sometimes the best way for students to learn is from hearing stories from students that have just overcome those same challenges. It is a unique and different perspective that teachers may not be able to provide.
When The MEG School student graduates, he or she will move on, ready to forge positive relationships among colleagues and work collaboratively in academia and their careers. The youth mentorship program at The MEG School: