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Someone who provides advice to help a learner improve their performance. For example, a pupil might be provided with coaching to help them improve their examination performance or their game of tennis. The distinction between coaching and mentoring sometimes appears unclear; and on occasion the two terms are used interchangeably. As a rule, coaching suggests a more restricted role than mentoring, often time‐constrained and tightly focused on performance.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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