DATES & LOCATIONS

•	20-24 April 2020 Rome / Italy

• 20-24 April 2020 Rome / Italy

•	20-24 July 2020 Barcelona / Spain

• 20-24 July 2020 Barcelona / Spain

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Peer Mediation Education

Children who share the same age, place and problem have a conflict to each other. So peer education is a process that helps solution of this kind of problems. Instead of generating, the peer mediator helps the children to solve their problems themselves using various communication techniques. Janet Reno says “Peer mediation is a chance for students to work with other student to help them resolve problems, arguments, disagreements without having to get the teacher or the administration involved.” So ,this course is kind of teacher training course which aims to get familiar with peer mediation education, identify how to apply this process in schools, improve out students’ leadership skills and create more peaceful atmosphere.

 

Learning Outcomes:

All the participant will:

  • Get familiar with peer mediation education
  • Encourage the students go to mediator
  • Improve self-confidence and self-management as a mediator
  • Analyze the benefits of mediation-peer education
  • Describe the types of peer mediation education
  • Discuss how to reduce discipline problems in schools
  • Create more peaceful atmosphere
  • Identify the effect of peer mediation education on students
  • Identify the importance of peer mediation education in schools

Objectives of the Course:

  • Reducing the problem between teachers and students
  • Focusing on classes more than interpersonal conflict
  • Reducing bullying in schools
  • Creating more constructive communication
  • Improving students’ speaking and empathy skills
  • Focusing on problem solving skills
  • Trying to understand reasons of students’ aggressive behavior to solve their conflicts

Methodology:

  • Demonstrating peer mediation education to students with role play activities
  • Working in group cooperatively
  • Brainstorming
  • Designing lesson plans related to school policy

Target Group:

  • All kind of teachers, trainers, educators, school administrators, etc.

Preparation:

Before the course,

  • A detailed pre-course questionnaire to indicate their level of experience, teaching backgrounds and training will be completed by participants.
  • They will also prepare a presentation to reflect their own teaching method.

Validation:

  • A course participation certificate will be given to all participants.
  • A Europass Mobility Certificates will be given to each of the participants

DAILY PROGRAM

1st Day

  • Introductory meeting
  • Presentation of participant organizations
  • Introduction of peer mediation education
  • Importance of peer mediation in schools
  • Effects of peer mediation on students

2nd Day

  • Types and styles of mediation
  • Roles of mediator
  • Effects of socio-cultural plan on interpersonal relationships
  • Process of mediation in education
  • Group activity

3rd Day

  • Bullying
  • Discipline problems in schools and how to reduce them
  • Problems between teachers and students
  • How to create more peaceful atmosphere
  • Group activity

4th day

  • Students’ empathy and listening skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Students’ aggressive behaviors

5th day

  • Overview of the course program
  • Evaluation of the course program
  • Filling the feedback forms
  • Participation certificates