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Using effective materials to teach mediation

Part of the "Teaching through the lens of mediation" online course series, develop your expertise in teaching mediation in refreshing and authentic ways.
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Teach mediation effectively.

Looking at teaching through the lens of mediation enables teachers to look at what we teach and how we teach it with fresh eyes. It provides you with exciting opportunities to create real world, authentic, engaging and impactful materials and lessons designed to teach mediation.

This course is part of the “Teaching through the lens of mediation” online course series, expertly designed to support teachers to develop their expertise in analysing, adapting and designing materials to teach mediation, and to do so in refreshing, engaging and authentic ways.


Minimum age
Minimum language level
Intermediate B2
Minimum course length
5 hours
Course dates
24 September - 22 October 2021
Book today for £60

Course units:

Each course we run is tailored by our expert tutors to the professional needs and priorities of the participants so content may be adapted to best suit the needs of your group.

Language-focussed, skills-based, and task-based approaches for teaching mediation
Analysing and adapting course book and other published materials for teaching mediation
Designing authentic tasks and activities, using authentic texts to teach mediation
Class & group projects - using a series of sequential tasks on a specific topic or theme to teach mediation

Course components

Our approach draws on the best available evidence on how teachers learn for transferability and impact. Throughout each component of your course, you will receive ongoing tutor facilitation and feedback.

1. Awareness raisingDevelop your understanding through online tasks, moderated forum discussions and interactive videos.

2. Consolidation and reinforcementGain useful insights from a one-hour live webinar with an expert tutor to build on and develop a deeper understanding of course content. The webinar for this course will be at 1pm – 2pm (UK time) on Wednesday 21 April 2021. If you are unable to attend at this time, a recording will be provided. Please note that the date and/or time may be subject to change.

3. Implementation and feedbackApply your learning to your own practice and receive feedback from tutors and peers on your completed task.

Course dates

DELTA online learning


24 September 2021 - 22 October 2021

Our course includes

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