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Table 2 Students' perceptions of adolescent education with peer educators

From: Secondary school students’ and peer educators’ perceptions of adolescent education in rural Tanzania: a qualitative study

Positive perceptions Benefits of student-to-student relationships A close relationship can aid in teaching and learning
A sense of trust based on established relationships
Increased motivation through friendship
Ripple effects of encouragement and motivation to solve problems Peer educators and students motivating each other
Desire to implement the education outside of school (in the community)
Negative perceptions Difficulties in gaining trust as a teacher Being insulted and disrespected while teaching
Difficulties in teaching caused by students Difficulties in changing behaviors due to culture and customs
Difficulties in changing behaviors due to the living environment
Difficulties in teaching older friends