A strategic plan for 2011 – 2014 with the following aims:
- More primary schools in the West Midlands implement peaceful, inclusive and restorative approaches to conflict resolution at different levels throughout their schools
- More children will be equipped with the skills to manage conflict at different levels
- More adults in schools know about and use inclusive and restorative approaches to conflict resolution and have peacemaker skills
- There is increased awareness of the benefits of restorative approaches to conflict resolution in schools in the West Midlands (within schools themselves, local authorities and other relevant organisations.
Ellis Brooks was appointed in April 2010 as the project’s first permanently employed Peace Education Trainer. Part-time freelance trainers continued to work for the project, and the total number of schools in which the project worked continued to grow. A second permanent worker, Anna Gregory, was appointed in 2011.