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​​​The Peer-to-Peer Facilitation of Learning short course is a training course for students who actively assist fellow students with learning. This course empowers peer facilitators to encourage and facilitate other students' learning by developing practical facilitation skills while also being mindful of their own psychosocial well-being.

This course is offered free of charge and is aimed at:

  • Tutors and demis
  • Peer-facilitators
  • Module assistants
  • Learning assistants
  • Teaching assistants
  • Assessment assistants


  • Upon completion of the short course, you will receive academic transcript recognition as an SU peer facilitator.​
  • ​Self-paced training with a recommended 1.5 notional hours per week.


  • ​​Asynchronous online learning 

The training aims to:

  • Develop boundary-setting skills to become resilient and adaptive in peer facilitation sessions.
  • Promote the development of students by applying practical skills that encourage students' self-efficacy.
  • Develop an engaged leader who is curious, interested, and passionate about learning.
  • Develop graduate attributes, including professionalism, interpersonal and intrapersonal skills, and social intelligence.

Application process:

*You may only apply for this opportunity once you have been appointed as a peer facilitator within your department or division.

  • Contact your faculty or department tutor coordinator to apply for this opportunity.
  • Alternatively, you can contact Johara Khan at joharak@sun.ac.za 

For more information on the Peer-to-Peer Facilitation of Learning training course click here.​​

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