Ten years later to reflect developments in the field and current research the Education Section of the Association for Conflict Resolution convened the Peer Mediation
Standards Committee to update and significantly expand the original torsion in order to create more rigorous standards.
Such a dramatic reduction of referrals of conflicts to adults changed the school discipline program from arbitrating conflicts to maintaining and supporting the peer mediation
Benson and Benson (1993) report peer mediation
services are instrumental in increasing instructional time and reducing teacher stress.
programs have been designed and implemented in schools as an alternative to traditional approaches to dispute resolution (Hart & Gunty, 1997; Turnuklu, Kacmaz, Sunbul, & Ergul, 2010).
As in the studies of peer mediation
in the 1980s and 1990s, positive outcomes of this inquiry also justify program implementation.
Another successful practice at VPMS is our Peer Mediation
For example, we utilized the aforementioned peer mediation
in deciding who would be housed in our Honor Pod.
Schools began to use talking circles after fights and replaced suspensions with peer mediations
With strong support from the prime minister's office, RESTORE Belize plans to increase the number of trained mediators and focus on at-risk youth through providing peer mediation
The organisation will work to resolve conflict across the region, focusing on neighbour dispute resolution, peer mediation
and workplace mediation.
In addition, this issue includes articles on peer mediation
, math difficulties, persuasive writing instruction, and curriculum-based measurement.
95) discusses modes of practice for constructing peaceful interactions, from peer mediation
and circle conversations to uncovering bullying, developing teams to combat violence, and teaching students how to handle violence constructively.