Quakers offer schools peer meditation funds

‘This project will give a secondary school the opportunity to truly embed mediation into their school community and we hope the work done there will inspire other secondary schools across the country to introduce peer mediation schemes.’

Secondary schools in England are being offered a funded opportunity to develop peer-led conflict resolution by Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM). Schools with a sixth form are invited to bid to host the project, which includes around £3,000 in funding for staff costs alongside training for staff and students in peer mediation. BYM will ‘work closely with the successful school to help them become a centre of excellence in peer mediation’, it said.

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