Cowie, H. & Jennifer, D. (Co-ordinating team, UK), Chankova, D. & Poshtova, T. (Bulgaria), Deklerck, J. & Deboutte, G. (Belgium), Ertesvåg, S. K. & Samuelsen, A. S. (Norway), O'Moore, M. & Minton, S. J. (Ireland) and Ortega, R. & Sanchez, V. (Spain) © (2006)

School Bullying and Violence: Taking Action

Module E

Unit E4 - Restorative Approaches in School: Towards a Restorative School

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  • To understand restorative justice principles, ideas and values

  • To understand contemporary restorative approaches in a school setting

  • To know how to promote a restorative climate in school

  • To be able to apply strategies for the implementation of restorative practices in a school as a part of a whole school policy for identification, reduction and prevention of school violence

Facilitation skills to be developed through this unit:

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • an individual's need and ability to resolve their own problems

  • a restorative response to violence, wrongdoing and everyday school problems

  • training time needed for teachers, school, staff and students to be aware of restorative approaches (as separate from training for facilitators)

  • the impact of restorative practices on the whole school community

Personal qualities and attributes include:

  • acceptance of diverse experience and points of view

  • how to listen actively and in a non-judgemental way

  • effective communication skills

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