This programme is no longer running. For general information on mentoring, please visit our Mentors page.
(Please note these are generic guidelines only. Please refer to your Trust/Organisation Triennial Review policy for specific guidance and paperwork)
What is a Triennial Review?
The Triennial Review is a three yearly process in which you, as a mentor, are required to reflect upon and demonstrate your progress in mentoring and assessing students. The mentor workbook (see document at the bottom of this page) is a useful document for you to use over the three year period to help you collate the evidence needed. The evidence which you present will be set in the context of the eight domains identified within the current NMC mentor/practice teacher standards (SLAIP 2008). You will find full information about this in the Triennial Review document (at the bottom of this page).
Why is the Triennial Review process important?
The Triennial Review process is a mandatory element of mentorship and it is important that it is completed in a timely fashion to avoid mentors being removed from the register. Even if you have attended annual mentorship updates, you cannot continue to mentor students once your Triennial Review is overdue.
What are the Requirements for a Triennial Review?
You will find full information about this in the Triennial Review document (at the bottom of the page).
You will need to collect and provide evidence that you have:
This evidence can be demonstrated through reflection and/or documentation such as witness testimony, or anonymised student documentation. You may wish to develop a portfolio for this purpose.
What are my responsibilities in preparing for a Triennial Review?
Who do I contact if I know my Triennial Review is due?