STUDENT TUTORING – STUDENT TUTOR
WHAT DOES A STUDENT TUTOR DO?
Student tutors forward information on studies and faculty activities to students; helps students get through the initial part (often the hardest) of their studies and encourages them to participate in faculty activities and environment, establishing and strengthening the contact among students, teachers and other faculty employees.
WHO CAN BECOME A TUTOR?
Any student of the 1st or 2nd cycle of GEA College – Faculty of Entrepreneurship, who has concluded the first year of studies, can become a student tutor. The student tutor term lasts for one study year and it can be renewed.
IS TUTORING EVALUVATED?
As a tutor you can include your collaboration in the tutor system as part of the study practice.
Tutorship is entered in the diploma attachment, which can serve as a good recommendation for future employers or for further studies abroad.
HOW CAN I APPLY?
A student must:
- Fill out a form
- Attach a CV
- Attach other documents that are relevant to the student tutor function.
INTENTION AND GOALS OF STUDENT TUTORSHIP
Student tutorship is a form of tutor activity, where the student advises their colleagues in solving study and other operational issues at the faculty.
The goals of the student tutor system at the GEA College – Faculty of Entrepreneurship are:
- To offer students assistance, support and counselling in solving potential issues, which can hinder their studies;
- To improve study results, increase fluctuation of students and raise the level of the study process;
- To motivate, direct and offer help to students for promoting in the field;
- To encourage and direct students in participation in the extra curriculum activities within the GEA College – Faculty of Entrepreneurship (such as different projects, mobility etc.);
- To offer assistance to foreign students with special status (students with special needs, athletes, artists/culture workers).
STUDENT TUTOR ASSIGNMENTS
The fundamental assignments of a student tutor are:
- Individual and/or group counselling and assistance for other students;
- Introducing the students to all informational sources, encouraging and empowering them to look for it themselves;
- Offering students assistance in grasping the study subjects and advises on possible options of approaching the subject;
- Recommending and explaining suitable methods and learning strategies;
- Explaining the content of the study programme selective content, encouraging students in searching suitable content for them;
- Encouraging students to participate in additional extra-curricular activities and mobility; collaborating in the enrolment of students and informational days for the potential new students and introduction to the studies, and also at other events if required;
- Managing the work evidence of co-tutors.