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Durham University

St Aidan's College

 St Aidan's College

Welcome to St Aidan's College

St Aidan’s was designed by Sir Basil Spence, the renowned architect who was responsible for Coventry Cathedral, making us one of the most architecturally interesting Colleges. We're one of the larger colleges with approximately 1000 members, of whom about 750 are undergraduates. We pride ourselves on being friendly and unassuming, encouraging our students to develop themselves as fully as possible, as well as helping others. We are so privileged at St Aidan’s to have beautiful views over the ancient and majestic city of Durham. Situated at the top of Windmill Hill, the view of Durham Cathedral from our gardens is by far the best in the city and is a constant reminder of the history and tradition that we are part of.

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Introduction to Mediation Skills in the context of conflict resolution

26th February 2020, 13:30 to 16:30, Lindisfarne Centre, St Aidan's College, Stefan Klidzia, Vice-Principal & Senior Tutor

We are offering an opportunity for St Aidan’s students to attend a free training course, held in College, which will provide an introduction to mediation skills in the context of conflict resolution. The course will run over 3 sessions, from 13:30 - 16:30, in the Lindisfarne Centre, St Aidan’s College. Attendance is required for all three sessions. Refreshments will be provided.

Dates and Times:

Wednesday 19 February 2020 (Module 1) 13:30 – 16:30

Wednesday 26 February 2020 (Module 2) 13:30 – 16:30

Wednesday 4 March 2020 (Module 3) 13:30 – 16:30

Module 1 Understanding conflict and ways of resolving disputes. The mediation process and principles of mediation. Skills practise.

Module 2 Mediation skills and techniques. Identifying and exploring issues. Skills practise.

Module 3 Generating options and securing agreement in mediation. Skills practise.

Why attend this training?

The course is free and certificated. Developing knowledge and skills in this area should benefit students both personally and professionally. Mediation skills may be used in a variety of contexts and there are clear links to the Durham Inspired Award and employability skills. For example, completing the training will enable you to reflect on areas such as -

• Interpersonal Skills

• Negotiation and Communication

• Time management; Self-awareness; Continuing Professional Development

• Problem-solving

The course will be run by Stefan Klidzia, Vice-Principal & Senior Tutor at St Aidan’s. Stefan has a wealth of experience as a professional mediator and mediation trainer. Places are limited and student places will, in the first instance, be offered to St Aidan's (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) students.

Please note that booking for this course has now closed.


Contact Details

Windmill Hill
Durham
DH1 3LJ

Tel: +44 (0) 191 334 5769
Fax: +44 (0) 191 334 5770
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