Mediators will

  • Facilitate teachers in their day-to-day practice.
  • Overcome the difficulties of language and cultural differences with students.
  • Minimize friction and misunderstanding when contacting immigrant students.
  • Create an environment of confidence and enhancing the sense of satisfaction of staff from effective teaching.
  • Immediate resolution and successful handling of complex problems that arise under pressure and cultural shock in TCN students.
  • Identify and address any barriers of teacher communication with TCN parents.
  • Collaborate with teachers in classroom in the event of the need to collect country- specific material, as well as the understanding of relevant Greek-Cypriot cultural material.
  • Collaborate with teachers and school to understand information about social and religious beliefs.

Program Implementation

  • Mediation services will be offered to all provinces of free Cyprus, in a specific number of schools, with a total duration of 40 hours from September 2019 to June 2020.
  • Services will be offered during school hours