Mentoring among Academic Staff of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Eyitayo Rufus Ifedayo Afolabi, Bamidele Abiodun Faleye, Aremu Margaret Adeola

The study examined the perception of mentoring (and its nature) by academic staff of the Obafemi Awolowo University. Being a survey, the population included all academic staff in the university. Purposive sampling was used to select 200 academic staff from the 13 faculties in the university. An instrument titled ‘Academic Staff Mentoring Questionnaire’ was used for data collection. Results showed that 86.5% of academic staff was involved in mentoring relationship and 93.5% of academic staff had a favourable perception of mentoring. The study concluded that most academic staff in the university were involved in mentoring relationship and perceived mentoring as a veritable means of academic development.

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