Bournemouth University

Peer Assisted Learning (PAL): an overview

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The purpose of these web pages is to provide a first point for information about Peer Assisted Learning (PAL). You will find an overview of PAL, the main purposes and benefits of PAL and information for staff and leaders.

Resources for those involved in PAL at Bournemouth University are provided on myBU in the PAL CENTRAL community.

Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) is a scheme that fosters cross-year support between students on the same course. PAL encourages students to support each other and to learn collaboratively under the guidance of trained students, called PAL Leaders, from the year above.