What is the objective of the exercise?
Understanding the concept of peer.
What is the method to be used?
The peer-trainer asks the trainees to explain the peer. The trainer gives the definition of peer: “A peer, is my equal, at my level. We share the same things. We feel the same things. A peer is someone who went through the same situations as me. A peer is not necessarily a friend or a family member.”
The peer-trainer lays down the emotion portraits on the table and asks the participants to work together. The group should find a ranking order for the portraits.
The trainer questions the trainees:
How can we share our emotions with others?
The peer-trainer hands out a character to each trainee
The peer-trainer asks the trainees to present their character and to find their peer
The trainees explain their choice
The trainer asks the trainees:
How do we recognize our peer?
The peer-trainer displays the 3 chronological friezes
The trainer reads the life course of 3 characters
The peer-trainer gives out the life course drawings
The peer-trainer asks the trainees to pick the drawings corresponding to the events.
The trainer asks to compare the 3 life courses.
What do you notice in the lives of these 3 persons ?
What are the materials needed?
Drawings with different emotions.
Drawings with characters and their informations
Tips for the trainers/additional information
Timeframe: 2 hours