10 Peer Mediation

Peer Mediation is a SACE Stage 1 subject worth 10 credits and can be completed in Year 10 over 1 semester.

Peer Mediation requires students to apply their knowledge and skills to plan, organise and coordinate activities in the Junior School. The subject draws links between aspects of students’ lives including relationships, decision making, problem solving and leadership. Peer Mediation involves collaboration and teamwork. Students learn to plan and organise activities to develop their understanding of others. The focus capabilities for this subject are communication, citizenship, personal development, learning, and work.

Assessment is school‐based. Students demonstrate evidence of their learning through the following assessment types:

Application: Undertake training and workshops to assist others

Group Activity: Conduct activities in Junior School classes

Folio and Discussion: maintain a journal reflecting on your learning