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Robin Cox

Robin Cox

Robin Cox has been an educator in multicultural environments in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia for 40 years – as a principal, sports coach and developer of pastoral care and youth mentoring programs in New Zealand and Australia. He has also developed peer mentor and peer support programs in schools and trained Student Leaders in these countries. Since 1999 Robin has trained over 800 volunteer adult mentors, run workshops for teachers promoting the Spirit of Mentoring and shared many of his personal experiences and insights mentoring over 1000 adolescent boys and girls from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds. He used his Churchill Fellowship Award in 2006 to visit 22 youth mentoring programs in Canada and the USA and in 2015 was awarded a Queensland Honorary Fellowship by the Australian Council of Educational Leaders for his contributions to education. In 2012, he was invited to present his Spirit of Mentoring Seminars to five schools in India.
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