Mediation at School

Susan Guerra and Ines Daccord

Event: Geneva Peace Talks 2014
Location: Palais des Nations
Date: 19/09/2014

Susan and Ines explain the peer mediation system created in the Sécheron high school in Geneva. This system has been in place for 15 years and trains students and teachers in conflict resolution and communication. Since then, students have learned to trust and respect each other more.

Tags: Behaviour,  Communication,  Conflict,  Conflict Resolution,  Dialogue,  Education,  Geneva,  Mediation,  Respect,  Trust

Susan Guerra and Ines Daccord

Teacher and student

Susan is a teacher at the junior high school in Sécheron, Geneva and trains students to mediate conflicts in pairs. Ines, who was previously her student at Sécheron, now mediates conflicts between other students. She is now a student at the Sismondi High School. Ines and Susan will reflect on the mediation programme at the Sécheron school.