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Peer Educators

Peer Education is girl-led and an integral part of The Ranger programme, tying into the Look Wider programme.

The aim is to enable the development of skills, knowledge and understanding of girls and young women by creating opportunities for them to learn from each other.

Many girls and young women today struggle with self-esteem. We’re tackling this head on through our peer education programme and Free Being Me.

Through this ground-breaking scheme, we equip members of The Senior Section with the skills they need to safely and effectively deliver fun, interactive sessions to guiding peers aged seven plus.

Arrange a Free Being Me session

Free Being Me is a fantastic way to help the girls and young women in your unit feel good about themselves. To arrange a visit from a Peer Educator contact the county Peer Educator Adviser:

Get involved in Peer Education

As a Peer Educator you can make a lasting difference to the lives of thousands of girls. It is an amazing opportunity to join our body-confidence revolution and empower the next generation of young women to be body confident.

For more information on becoming a Peer Educator contact:

Gain great skills for your CV

As a Peer Educator, you will:

  • Learn to communicate with young people effectively.

  • Gain confidence running group discussions that get young women thinking and expressing themselves.

  • Understand questioning and challenging techniques to draw out the girls own ideas and thoughts.

  • Be a positive role model to girls, bringing your own life experiences into your sessions.

  • Learn how to adapt sessions to suit different girls’ needs and abilities.

  • Project-manage your sessions to make sure the girls have the best experience possible.

  • Manage challenging behaviour, so the session runs as smoothly as possible.

  • Be an inspirational young person in a leadership role

Be part of the revolution – become a Peer Educator

We want you to join our exciting initiative! If you’re aged between 14 and 25 find out more from the Girlguiding website Peer Education Page.

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