PEER INSTRUCTORS

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As a peer instructor, you will be teaching younger pupils at school. What is a peer instructor?

Peer instructor

•is not that different from younger pupils

•is credible due to being an equal

•serves as an example and role model for younger pupils

Being a peer instructor benefits you in many ways.

•you learn new things by teaching others

•you gain work experience

•you receive a certificate that will benefit you in upper secondary education and when applying for summer jobs

•you get to meet new pupils

•you gain new experiences

We asked pupils who are already serving as peer instructors why they decided to become peer instructors. This is how they responded:

“As a peer instructor, I…

•receive a work certificate

•gain valuable work experience

•get to come up with ideas and plan new activities with others

•get to influence how the school operates

•gain new experiences

•get to teach younger pupils

•can help younger pupils with their homework

•get to meet new pupils

•get to make my school days more varied

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What is a peer instructor like? According to pupils, a peer instructor is

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What is a peer instructor like? According to pupils, a peer instructor is

Funny | A good listener | Comfortable being the way they are | Enthusiastic | Responsible | Fair | Kind | Creates a sense of togetherness | Happy