Mr. Nguyen Van Quy is a Ph.D. student in Quantitative Research in Spain. He is currently a mentor for the xSeries technology training program at FUNiX.
With a background in pedagogy, Mr. Quy quickly caught up with his job at FUNiX. Before accepting the mentorship of each subject, he studied and tried the exercises to see where his students would stumble. Thus, he can anticipate the students’ problems. A guide for international students without a programming background, mentor You will guide from the smallest things such as how to install the first programs, where to place the mouse pointer, how to write code correctly. “I have never been discouraged by learning new knowledge, knowing the difficulties that you face”, Mr. Quy shared.
“He is the most patient and wonderful mentor. I am very pleased to meet him in this course. Every time. He always inspires us by his enthusiastically, meticulously. Especially, he’s never lost his patience, even with the most difficult cases “. – Nurul Aulia Devi, Data Science University, UNY University (Indonesia)
Students also like the assessment and grading of the big exercise by Quy. Mentor Quy often asks intrinsic questions to check what students understand and do not understand. Meet the part students do not know, he explains and changes to other content, avoiding making students feel inferior or embarrassed.
After each comment, he sent students prepared materials about the parts of the weak friends to consolidate their knowledge. Hannah (Support Officer) Nguyen Oanh of xSeries said that many students, after being evaluated by Mr. Quy, feel like learning more, excited to continue the program.
Mr. Quy said the learning goal of students studying programming at FUNiX to work, so scores are not the end goal. The mentor needs to help students understand weaknesses to replenish timely.
The schedule is tight with mentor work at FUNiX and the graduate program, but Nguyen Van Quy doesn’t feel any pressure because he can do what he loves. Sharing about his nearly one-year journey as a mentor, he confided: “My greatest joy is to help students solve problems or understand a problem with close explanations.”