This article offers insight on mentorship that extends beyond Australia. Anyone who is interested in mentorship will find this an informative read. Find this and many more articles on the Mentoring Toolkit website.



This paper provides a critique of literature on mentoring and sign language interpreting, and proposes six key phases of mentoring for sign language interpreters.  The paper also discusses why a mentoring system has not yet been successfully established in Australia, and gives some recommendations for implementing mentoring for Auslan interpreters, with the acknowledgement of potential barriers.

Take the conversation further and join the LinkedIn  Group Sign Language Interpreting Mentors.   There, you can connect with other professionals, mentors and mentees and discuss this and other topics in mentoring.
Anna Davis
Regional Interpreter Education Center at Northeastern University