Learning objectives of module:
Time: 60–90 minutes (depending upon your agenda)
Once tutors have been working with students for some time, they often have questions that they could not have anticipated during their initial training. A follow‐up training session helps to address these issues. The follow‐up session should be held about halfway through the program. Set a date that works for most of the tutors: a 60–70% turnout is typical.
Before the follow‐up training, ask your volunteers if they have any questions or topics they would like to discuss. Base the workshop agenda on tutors’ feedback. Deal with difficult issues before the follow‐up training so that these concerns do not take over the training session.
Ask all tutors to introduce themselves and to describe one thing that has surprised them in their meetings with students. Remind tutors of the importance of keeping all information discussed during the meeting confidential. This is particularly important if the tutors are high school students from the same school as the students they are tutoring.