Education Scotland is pleased to offer a number of Training Days, detailed below.
Restorative approaches can offer a powerful approach to promoting harmonious relationships in schools and can lead to the successful resolution of conflict and harm.
Restorative approaches range from:
developing a restorative climate in schools with activities such as circle time and peer support ‘restorative conversations’, when teachers or peer mediators intervene in a situation
formal restorative conferencing involving all those affected by an incident, including families where appropriate.
School ethos, policies and procedures need to be developed to support this work. The focus is on prevention and the involvement of the whole school community is paramount. It is a framework within which existing good practice can develop.
The approach supports other initiatives such as staged intervention, emotional literacy/empathy development and solution-focused planning approaches.
This training is specifically targeted at staff who plan to move forward with Restorative Approaches at school or local authority level. The training will consist of pre-course reading and learning, the two day training course and a half day recall session.
The dates are;
19th and 20th January, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh
16th and 17th February, Elgin Town Hall, Elgin
6th and 7th March, Highlands 1+2, Optima Glasgow
If you wish to book a place on any of these events please use the survey monkey link below. Please note numbers will be limited and places will be awarded on a first come basis.