The Early Childhood Educator For Diploma by Lorraine Walker – Test Bank
Chapter 04 Testbank
What is the value of a mentoring process?
A. It does not require information, skills or experience to be shared.
B. It is a benefit to the service as it increases job satisfaction, and provides opportunities for career progression within the service.
C. It provides an opportunity to boss someone around and instruct them to take on your duties.
D. It provides an opportunity for the mentor to gain new skills in relation to managing people.
The term ‘critical friend’ refers to:
A. someone you ask around for tea once a week.
B. someone who would not speak up about their opinion as they fear they may hurt your feelings.
C. a person who offers an honest and constructive opinion about a situation and who will provide ongoing support in an effective manner.
D. a person who would always tell you if they didn’t agree with you, no matter how negative it may seem.
What is effective feedback?
A. Supportive information is given to someone in order for them to complete a required task appropriately.
B. Information about the duties associated with a particular role in the service.
C. Feedback is given to the mentoree by the mentor who attacks them personally on the way they have completed the task.
D. An assessment provided by a mentor to a mentoree to let them know that they have done a good job, regardless of whether it is true.
What is the correct cycle of a decision-making process?
A. Reflect on the practice, outline the problem, discuss the available options, select the best option, and make a decision.
B. Discuss the available options, reflect on the practice, outline the problem, select the best options, and make a decision.
C. Outline the problem, select the best option, reflect on the practice, discuss the available options, and make a decision.
D. Outline the problem, reflect on the practice, discuss the available options, select the best option, and make a decision.
Mentoring and transformational leadership within an education and care service will in turn result in:
A. motivated staff and forward planning for the future.
B. positive and productive teamwork.
C. an environment that facilitates learning.
D. All of the given answers.
What does ‘synergy’ mean?
A. Continuing conflict in the workplace.
B. Differences in opinion that cannot be resolved.
C. A group working together in a harmonious and productive manner.
D. Something that occurs in the forming stage of team development.
Mentoring needs to be seen as a partnership in which both parties can learn by reflecting and sharing information.
A mentor does not necessarily need to be highly qualified; it is more important that he or she knows how to access appropriate information or how to direct a mentoree in the right direction to gather the required information.