Since the end of the Toussaint Holiday, we have Peacemakers. Our job is to make sure that there is no fighting on the school playground. First, we had three practice sessions where we learned how to manage conflicts. We learned that you always have to stay calm, even if that is sometimes hard to do. We also have to be able to work well with others. We use a few tools to help us do this: lists of questions and a sort of thermometer that kids can use to show how they are feeling (photo).
The hardest part is that the kids don’t always take us seriously, and that sometimes we have to make important decisions. We can tell you – it is sometimes hard to solve a problem.
Thomas Depoorter and Rayan Agusevski – P5NE