SCRAM
Schools Conflict Resolution and Mediation

Competition prizes

Schools Conflict Resolution and Mediation is an interactive role play competition for Western Australian Year 9 and 10 high school students.

Competition prizes

SCRAM competition prizes are awarded annually. A panel of SCRAM sub-committee members and adjudicators on Grand Final night select the winners for the relevant categories. Prizes are awarded at an end of year gala event, the annual Grand Final, where SCRAM participants, schools, members of the mediation and legal profession and general public are welcome to attend.

Winner - Sponsored by Resolution Institute

To be eligible to compete in the grand final the School must be one of the top two highest scoring schools after Round 4. This prize is awarded to the overall winner of the SCRAM competition at the Grand Final.

Prizes include:

  • A place in the Resolution Institute training program for a teacher or parent to attend from the school;
  • Commemorative Plaque;
  • Individual Certificates: team members, coach and teacher;

Teamwork Award - Sponsored by Citizens Advice Bureau

Awarded to a SCRAM team in recognition of their ability to work as a team

Prizes include:

  • Commemorative Plaque;
  • Individual Certificates team members, coach and teacher;

Commitment Award - Sponsored by Centrecare

Awarded to a SCRAM team in recognition of dedication and commitment of schools in mediation teaching and the SCRAM competition.

Criteria:

  • All Schools participating in the competition will be considered by the Selection Panel * on the following criteria:
  • The number of students according to the adjudication sheets.
  • Number of students participating in the coaching sessions.
  • The number of years the school has participated in SCRAM.
  • How the school has promoted SCRAM in their school and community.
  • The success of the learning journey according to the adjudication scores.
  • How the school has developed their behaviour management and discipline policy to incorporate mediation to resolve disputes and conflict.

Prizes include:

  • Commemorative plaque;
  • Certificates;

Encouragement Award - Sponsored by Relationships Australia

This Award is to encourage a school that the SCRAM Selection Panel recognizes to have overcome significant obstacles to remain in the competition, such as:

  • Rural School;
  • Representative participation of minority group.
  • Other criteria may include:
    • Number of students participating in the coaching sessions;
    • The number of years the school has participated in SCRAM;
    • How the school has promoted SCRAM in their school and community; and
    • The success of the learning journey according to the adjudication scores.

Prizes include:

  • Commemorative Plaque;
  • Certificates;

 

  • Note: the prize of a place in a professional development training course (valued at up to $3,000) must be redeemed within 12 months of winning the prize. In the event that the school cannot arrange for a staff or parent to attend the complimentary mediation training course, it is the responsibility of the school to liaise directly with the sponsor to negotiate an alternative lower valued prize (such as a book, in-school PD session or P & C conflict resolution presentation).