Students and teachers of pedagogical specialties of S.Toraighyrov Pavlodar State University took part in the seminar “Mediation in education - this is the way to creating a conflict-free environment”.

Rysty Zhumabekova, chairman of the republican public association “Arsana”, a veteran of pedagogical work, Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences and Habiba Abilova, Honored Worker of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, teacher of the highest category spoke about alternative technology of dispute resolution in conflict situations.

In her speech, R. Zhumabekova emphasized that mediation is possible where there is a high culture. Lack of communication and lack of education cause problems that exist in the education system today.

“It seems to us that we know everything about children. But, child is a person whom is completely impossible to understand. When they are in a team, nobody is allowed to join their environment: neither the teacher nor the parents. Everyone says the world has become tougher. The world is always the way we do it with you”, said Rysty Magovyanovna.

During the meeting, the audience reviewed the basic principles and procedure for conducting mediation, as well as its role in the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan and experience of use in other countries.

The participants of seminar agreed that within the framework of the academic freedom of universities, it is necessary to introduce a course on mediation into the training of teachers.