Peer mediation teacher in-service training program for resolving student disputes


  • Nuket Gunduz Near East University
  • Deniz Ozcan


The aim of the study was to determine the effectiveness of the implemented peer mediation in-service teacher training program. Qualitative method was used to collect data about teacher opinions regarding the effectiveness of the applied 40 hours peer mediation in-service training program. The participants of the study consisted of randomly selected 40 elementary school teachers serving in 10 different elementary schools from five different regions of North Cyprus. The results reveal that teacher peer mediation beliefs together with social and professional developments have positively developed after the implemented peer mediation in-service training program