Peer Mediators

What is Peer Mediation?

Peer mediation is a voluntary process during which pairs of pupils act as mediators for their peer group. They help individuals in dispute, work out their problems through discussion and have been shown to reduce conflict in schools.

The training for peer mediators covers essential life skills such as active listening, communication, co-operation, negotiation and problem solving. Peer mediation schemes operate in both primary and secondary schools, mostly during lunch times and break times.