Such education is appreciated as being beneficial in a number of ways. For example, at schools where peer mediation has been introduced, staff report many positive changes, including reduction in behavioural problems and bullying, and Ofsted repeatedly notes the positive impact of peer mediation. Similarly, restorative justice approaches were given the highest rating of effectiveness in preventing bullying in a report published by the DfE.
Four great resources developed by Quaker groups for teaching peace have recently been introduced:
Teach Peace (primary) from the Peace Education Network
Choices: Then and Now (secondary) from the Peace Museum
Conscience (primary) and
Conviction (secondary) from Quakers.org