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2021 Annual Report and Accounts available to download

“We know we face many problems as a society and many that fall under Peacemakers’ sphere of interest: impact of the pandemic on mental health, climate fears, highlighting of racial discrimination, exclusion from school and the impact on young people, youth involvement in violence, school refusal and bullying.” Sara Hagel...

Training to be Peer Mediators

Our work in Coleshill Heath School in Solihull is one of six schools to feature in a series of short films by Quakers in Britain highlighting the importance of peace education.  The five-minute film, Training to be Peacemakers, shows Jackie Zammit, Programme Director, helping the young peer mediators explore their understanding of peace and...

A Staffordshire School celebrated for its Peacebuilding

Our work in John of Rolleston Primary School is one of six schools in England and Wales to feature in a series of short films created by Quakers in Britain to show the power of peace education.  Using ‘Learning for Peace’, a resource written by Peacemakers, John of Rolleston students learn to develop inner...

3 day Restorative Practitioner training

Join us in the Autumn term for a training course primarily for people working in education, but will also be suitable for social care, health and community settings. It will equip participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to use a formal restorative conference facilitation process to resolve conflict and repair harm. ****Dates to...

The Impact of COVID-19 on Education in the Midlands

Join Libbs online Thursday 10th March, 7-8pm for a panel discussion “The Impact of COVID-19 on Education in the Midlands” with: Prof Colin Diamond CBE, Prof of Education Leadership, University of Birmingham. Dr Nicola Pensiero, Lecturer in Quantitative Education and Social Science Leadership, Effective Education & Policy (LEEP) Research Centre School of Education, Faculty...

Start Somewhere…

This is a powerful and useful blog from our colleague Ellis Brooks, who is the Peace Education coordinator at Quakers in Britain.  His post may help you think about the events happening in Ukraine and can be a tool for discussions with colleagues and children: https://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/peaceeducation/ “Young people do not exist in a bunker...

Stimulating productive conversations

Global Dimension has produced a very useful teacher’s guide to the Ukraine/Russia conflict with free resources to support proactive classroom discussion: https://globaldimension.org.uk/in…/ukraine-and-russia/ Global Dimension is a learning platform, supporting a community of educators to connect students with themselves, others, and the planet.  ...

Autumn Newsletter

In our latest newsletter, you’ll find: Booking details for the last 3 spaces on the Restorative Practitioner training in January. Reviews of peer mediation training, Junior Peacemakers workshops and RESTORE Peacemakers courses in primary schools. A review of Positive Peace group work in secondary schools. Free access to our Junior Peacemakers workshop guide. Click...

3 day Restorative Practitioner training 2022

A restorative approach offers schools and other settings an alternative way of addressing discipline and behavioural issues and offers a consistent framework for responding to these issues. Participants need to attend all three days. For more information see our Events page or to book visit Eventbrite...