ISBN: 9781873942994

B.E.S.T. Buddies

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Peer buddy schemes are gaining popularity as a means of supporting new pupils. Benefits help not only the new pupils but also the supporters.
The existence of a peer support system was perceived as beneficial to the school as a whole. Naylor & Cowie 1999.

Research into peer buddy systems indicates they:

  • Protect against bullying
  • Promote a caring school
  • Enhance befrienders communication skills
  • Build confidence and trust
  • Provide positive role models.

A photocopiable resource containing everything needed to implement, support and evaluate a peer support scheme, comprising:

  • Teacher notes
  • Six training sessions
  • Student handbook

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