Information meeting with representatives of the municipality (Grimstad kommune)
At June 19th we had an information meeting at Kvalifiseringstjenesten in Grimstad. The agenda was information about results of LEGME, and presentation of the “Guidelines for mentors and mentor programme coordinators”.
Beside teachers and leaders at our school center for adults, the leader of the office for pedagogical guidance and development services (VUT) and the leader of the office for refugee services and settlement (Flyktningetjenesten i Grimstad) were present. We also invited local representatives from Norwegain Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV).
Good discussions on how to implementate the guidelines took place, and we also discussed further development of the work of mentoring in the municipality.
Meetings with NGOs
Earlier in June we visited two local organizations with the purpose of information about LEGEME and spreading of the guidelines.
At June 10th we had a group meeting with representatives of the local women group of “The Red Cross” (Grimstad Røde kors). They are running weekly activity among refugee women, and how to use mentoring in this work was discussed in the meeting.
At June 15th we met the leader of SON (Sammen om nøden). SON is an IOGT based project who runs a local day- and activity center for people with alcohol and drug addictions. A focus in the meeting was: How to use mentoring among the centers target group.
Grimstad, July 2105
Gunnhild Bratland Nygård