What we offer


Relational and Restorative Practice:
A whole-school cultural approach

Available on-line

Content:
Relationships are at the heart of all learning and in particular the social and emotional development of young people. Building relationships has the double benefit of creating the learning environment at the same time as creating developmental opportunities for young people. This course will focus on how things are said and done when building a culture that supports development. A framework for practice will be provided when hurt or harm has affected relationships.

When possible


In school: for whole staff group
or:
for individuals from different schools at a training location

On-line


Contact details below


A Follow-up/Refresher Session on Relational and Restorative Practice:
A whole-school cultural approach

Available on-line

Content:
This course will provide individuals with an opportunity to reflect on the challenges and the positives that emerge when introducing a whole-school cultural approach. Particular focus will be given to reviewing community-building circles, engaging in restorative conversations, and building collaborative relationships. Participants will have an opportunity to re-engage with key aspects of theory and practice.

When possible


In school: for whole staff group
or:
for individuals from different schools at a training location

On-line


Contact details below


Relational and Restorative Practice:
Strengthening the home-school relationship

Available on-line

Content:
This course will acknowledge the impact of Lockdown on the relationships that have developed between staff and parents/carers. Strengthening these relationships will involve a consistent focus on how things are said and done in the school community. Ideas for practice will be offered to build collaborative relationships and to create a home-school culture that will support the development of all young people.

When possible


In school: for whole staff group
or:
for individuals from different schools at a training location

On-line


Contact details below


Relational and Restorative Practice:
Restorative conversations and meetings

Available on-line

Content:
This course is based on the creative potential of conversation to build new meaning and new possibilities for development. When engaging with this practice, staff will be active in creating the conditions for learning and development. A range of ideas will be offered to build fair and collaborative restorative conversations and meetings. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss relevant issues when hurt or harm has occurred.

When possible


In school: for whole staff group
or:
for individuals from different schools at a training location

On-line


Contact details below


Relational and Restorative Practice:
Developing partnership with young people

Available on-line

Content:
This course will aim to support staff with two tasks: one is to make sure all young people are informed and actively engaged with relational and restorative practice in their school. The second task involves offering young people the opportunity to receive further training and support to become pupil leaders. The role of staff will be to organise an environment that supports young people in learning about relational and restorative practice at the same time as they are developing their abilities to act in a leadership role.

When possible


In school: for whole staff group
or:
for individuals from different schools at a training location

On-line


Contact details below


Relational and Restorative Practice:
Play and performance - activities that build development

Available on-line

Content:
This course draws on a variety of resources and activities that focus on listening, reflecting, being active and becoming part of a community or team. Play has an important role to play in building appreciation of others and the confidence to become socially active. Participants will have an opportunity to consider how playing and performing will provide young people with the tools to learn about others and to enhance their own development.

When possible


Individuals from different schools at a training location

On-line


Contact details below


Relational and Restorative Practice:
Developing ideas and skills
A 4-session course for experienced practitioners

(Please note: this course is NOT available on-line)

Content:
This 4 session course will provide individuals with an increased appreciation of the key ideas that have underpinned The Restorative Foundation's training courses. Recent developments in thinking and practice will be presented - strengthening the ability of participants to explain and apply the ideas. There will be an opportunity for course members to develop their ability to train and coach others.

When possible


Individuals from different schools at a training location

On-line


Not available



Contact details:
To request further information email Tom Macready: tomm@restorativefoundation.org.uk