The authors of the article set a goal – to consider the methodological aspect of mentoring in education. The focus of their attention is the extremely wide coverage of the field of mentoring. A methodologically sound view on the tasks of mentoring, types, forms and methods of mentoring is proposed; the functions and competencies of the mentor in education, his personal qualities. Approaches to determining the results and criteria for evaluating the activities of mentors are proposed; the conditions for the effective functioning of mentoring and the risks of largescale introduction of mentoring in social and educational practice are defined.
mentoring, mentoring methodology, typology of mentoring,
mentor in education, mentor in production, assessment of the mentor,