UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE
EARLY DISPUTE RESOLUTION (EDR) GROUP

 

A meeting of the Group will be held on Wednesday 25 February 2009 at 2pm in River Room III, 9th floor, Tower Building.

 

Mrs F O'Donnell, Convener

18 February 2009

 

Preliminary Remarks: to welcome Mr Jeremy Scuse, Catalyst Mediation Ltd, and Mr Steven Duncan, Barr Printers Ltd, to their first meeting of the Group.

 

AGENDA

1 MINUTES
To consider the Minutes of the meeting of 3 December 2008.
Paper A - Download and Appendix
2 MATTERS ARISING
(1) Training Video (Minute 2(3))
To consider oral reports from the Convener and Mr Scuse on progress with the completion of the EDR training video
(2) Sparqs Interest in EDR (Minute 3)
To note an oral report from Dr Monaghan.
3 ACTION PLAN FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY-JUNE 2009 (Minutes 5 and 7 of the meeting of 3 December 2008 refers)
To consider an oral report from the Convener on recent action points including:
  1. the dissemination of information regarding EDR through the staff payslips in February 2009;
  2. other promotional activities e.g. flyer (with EDR logo), credit card sized cards, posters (with Mr Duncan); and
  3. an update on the Practioners' Group (with Ms Urquhart).
To consider the first draft (Paper B) of the EDR Handbook including a quality assurance procedure for University mediations prepared by the Convener (copy to be tabled).
Members are also asked to consider the following matters: 
  1. the arrangement of awareness raising lunchtime staff development sessions;
  2. a proposal that members consider attending an away halfday to develop an 'EDR toolkit' based on the "Dundee model"; and
  3. update on ongoing discussions and collaborations.
4 STUDENT PEER MEDIATION: UPDATE
To consider an oral report from Ms E Douglas.
5 ANY OTHER BUSINESS
6 DATES OF NEXT MEETINGS
To note that the Group's future meetings would held on 6 May (10-12pm), 1 September (2-4pm) and 2 December (2-4pm).