Research has found that peer mediated intervention is one of the most effective approaches for supporting the inclusion of students and developing social skills at school.
Peer mediated intervention involves teaching peers how to communicate, include and interact with students who may need support with communication or participation.
This poster can act as a visual reminder of peer inclusion steps for students who have been trained as peer mediators in inclusion. This approach is most suited to late primary and secondary settings.
School Excellence Framework alignment
Wellbeing, Effective classroom practice
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers alignment
Standard 1: Know students and how they learn
Secondary teachers, students
This resource can be used to guide students in choosing suitable ways to engage their peers. It features simple steps for students to use to communicate, include and interact with their peers.
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