Peer educator program

The Peer Educator Program provides an opportunity for students from Years 5-12 to be involved in a meaningful partnership with your local Epilepsy Australia member organisation to raise awareness and understanding of epilepsy in your school community. The program has been developed by the Epilepsy Foundation – we hope that you find the resources and information helpful in raising awareness of epilepsy within your school community.


Peer Educator Program

The Peer Educator Program provides an opportunity for students from Years 5-12 to be involved in a meaningful partnership with their Epilepsy Australia member organisation to raise awareness and understanding of epilepsy in your school community. Peer Educator Workbook The Peer Educator Workbook is designed to engage students in learning about epilepsy and motivate them to share this knowledge with other students. The workbook uses a student-centred approach, with the expectation that Peer Educators will be active and responsible participants throughout their training. The Peer Educator Program could be readily implemented through the following programs:

  • Leadership Programs
  • Student School Council (S.R.C)
  • Values Programs
  • Buddies Programs
  • ADVANCE Program
  • Duke of Edinburgh Awards
  • VCAL
Use the Epilepsy Peer Educator Workbook (PDF 5MB, workbook best printed on A3 using booklet setting) to assist you in planning and delivering your Peer Education Program.


If your school has completed the three steps, download your Certificate of Recognition here.
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