Editorial of the inaugural issue of the International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education

Sarah Fletcher (Bath, UK)

International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education

ISSN: 2046-6854

Publication date: 25 March 2012

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this editorial is to introduce the inaugural issue of the International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education (IJMCE), as well as to set the scene for the current and future issues of the journal.

Design/methodology/approach

This editorial simply introduces the journal and its first issue. The paper sets the scene by which the journal was conceived and the context in which it aims to operate. It then move on to briefly describe the visions of IJMCE, the theories and practices of mentoring and coaching and the definitions and implications that the journal will have for policy makers.

Findings

It is found that IJMCE will offer diverse definitions of mentoring and coaching in the course of publishing three issues per year, each comprising five articles.

Originality/value

The editorial introduces five original manuscripts from several authors who have undertaken some brilliant research, which contributes greatly to the mentoring and coaching community.

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Citation

Fletcher, S. (2012), "Editorial of the inaugural issue of the International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education", International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, Vol. 1 No. 1, pp. 4-11. https://doi.org/10.1108/20466851211231585

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2012, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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