What is peer education?

4 (peer education) is Girlguiding's innovative programme that trains members aged 14 to 25 to empower themselves and others to make a difference in the lives of girls throughout the UK

We're empowering girls to empower their peers

Girlguiding's Peer Education programme is such an important way of reaching girls - through their peers, within Girlguiding's safe, girl-only space.Olivia, 23, peer educator

Peer educators are 14-to-25 year olds who help Brownies, Guides, The Senior Section and Rangers explore important topics. As young people, they use their own experience to bring the subject to life.

Being girl-led makes all the difference

It works because girls are eager to listen to their peers who share similar life experiences.

Peer educators run fun, safe and challenging sessions which we develop with expert partners. They can deliver sessions on:

Request a peer educator

Find out how to request a peer educator to come and run a session with your Brownie, Guide, Rangers or Senior Section unit.