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Wrapping up Week 2

In this text we look back at the second week of the course and look forward to the final week.
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Congratulations on completing the second week of this course!

During this week we shared with you ideas and tips on how to interact effectively with your PhD candidate, how to discuss mutual expectations and formulate goals together with them, and on how to provide feedback aimed at their development and growth. We have also explored together how to identify the boundaries of your responsibilities and when it is opportune to involve external support.

In the third and final week of this course we will provide you with opportunities and ideas to focus on your own personal and professional development.

But before that, we would like to share with you a handout that you can print out and use during your meetings with your PhD student. The document provides you with a blueprint for a meeting structure, and has a handy summary of some of the tips and tools that we have presented during this week. Give it a try, and share your observations with the other learners below.

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