Tandem Peer Pairs Initiative

Context and Rationale (see ppt Brandon 2000)

A structured process serves as a scaffolding for Collaborative work:

References and additional Documentation


Finding and maintaining a tandem partner for a peer mentorship relationship.

Insert a brief paragraph to distinguish the difference from traditional Mentorship.

Identifying a Possible Partner

Considerations for Finding a Suitable Partner.

  • You move in the same circle
  • Your work environments are comparable
  • Your learning objectives are similar or harmonious
  • You are already acquainted with one another and like each other
  • Each of you respects the other’s knowledge and skill
  • You trust the other person
  • You each have an equivalent degree of commitment to your work
  • You are not in a hierarchical reporting relationship

Approach the other person with a proposal to Work as a Partner