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Journal Article

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Wade, J. (2000). Re-inventing the pyramid: A process for teaching and learning in mediation courses. Family and conciliation courts review, 38(1), 87-105.

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© Copyright Sage Publications. Inc., 2000


This article describes an orthodox teaching and learning process known as the pyramid. It sets out how this basic process can be used in mediation (and other) training courses. The variations, advantages, and disadvantages of this learning procedure are described. Analogies are drawn between the pyramid method and mediation. Finally, mediators are challenged to add this process and its variations to their repertoires both as trainers and as mediators.

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