Mentors and coaches are often in the best position to diagnose learners.
Their assessments are useful to direct the broader program, not just for the mentor to respond themselves. Asking mentors for simple, one-minute reports after each conversation reveals the most pressing and common learner needs. The report only needs to contain a small check-list and a few open-ended suggestions to be easily actionable.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://peerlearning.is/running-diagnostics/