|Exercise, handout number||Time||Method||Material|
|Welcome, introduction||10 min||Circle||Prepared flipchart with welcome|
|Partner interview, mutual presentation
Optional – if the students don´t know each other well
|30 min||Name, hobbies, motivation to participate in the project, any experiences with conflict resolution techniques?||Student pairs interview each other|
|Expectations and “rules”||20 min +
|Division into groups of 4, expectations, fears, contribution – 2 cards for each field, presentation;||6 cards in 3 colours per group, candies to find the members of the group
|The three musketeers and conflicts||35 min||Exchange their perception of conflicts concerning the facts
afterwards: exchange in whole group
|Groups of 3 students
Copies of handout 2
|What do you associate when you hear “conflict”?||10 min||Closed eyes – perception – exercise of a conflict||Facilitators note associations on flipchart|
|Evaluation||10 min||Closed eyes – perception – exercise of a conflict||Ball to throw or “talking stone” to pass around|
Handout 2: The three musketeers and conflicts
Participants will view conflicts from different perspectives and will compare their personal attitudes with those of the other group members. The aim is to realize that conflicts are two faceted: they are disliked and might cause fear but on the other hand they offer a potential for development.
copies of the form for each subgroup, pens
|Instruction for implementation:
The facilitators ask the students to split up in groups of three and discuss the different perceptions of conflict. The next step will be to find common answers and note them on the paper. Afterwards the groups exchange their results in the plenary.
Evaluation procedure: The facilitators will underline the two faceted characters of conflicts.
These are three aspects of conflicts we all dislike:
These are three aspects of conflicts that scare us:
These are three aspects of conflicts we find interesting or even exciting: