Restorative Practice e-Learning CPD

Restorative Practice e-Learning CPD

  This is an e-Learning CPD resource for schools, introducing restorative practice and how RP supports the transition back to school following the period of isolation and physical distancing (staff, students, parents).  The CPD platform also explores how restorative practice fosters ongoing positive mental health and well-being.  This course is suitable for primary, secondary and special schools. The course takes 1.5 hours to complete, and includes insights and downloadable resources from some of the schools that are part of our...


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Restorative Thinking blog – The Return to School

Restorative Thinking blog – The Return to School

The Restorative Thinking team has been working alongside primary, secondary and special schools in Liverpool since 2015, to introduce, implement and embed restorative practice. We wrote this blog for the 21 schools we are working/have worked with in Liverpool and, based on the feedback we’ve received, are now publishing the blog for all schools to read and make use of. We have also devised remote CPD following the themes in the blog, to deliver with school staff.  Please get in touch if you’d like to know more: Mrs Lesley...


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Restorative Thinking digital learning tool

Restorative Thinking digital learning tool

The Restorative Thinking team has written an introduction to restorative and relational practice, four digital learning sessions hosted by our partners the Anti-Bullying Alliance. This is our response to the isolation created by COVID-19, keeping families at home, a few techniques that can help us manage emotions and keep communicating. The resource is freely available via the Anti-Bullying Alliance...


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Restorative Parenting Awareness Session

Restorative Parenting Awareness Session

We’ve been listening to focus groups of parents and carers in the North West of England and there’s a clear demand for a short Restorative Parenting Awareness Session.  We’ve devised an introduction to restorative parenting, taken from our full ‘Parenting without Conflict’ programme (awarded the Department of Health’s CANparent Quality Mark) and our facilitators have been delivering this one hour session with groups of parents and carers; here are some of their comments:   “I am going to try to...


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DfE research into effective anti-bullying strategies

DfE research into effective anti-bullying strategies

As restorative practice partner with the Anti-Bullying Alliance, Restorative Thinking supports awareness-raising of the impact restorative practice has on both preventative and reactionary anti-bullying strategies. This  new research report from the DfE highlights qualitative research to understand anti-bullying practices schools have found effective. These include approaches to tackling bullying generally and more specific types of bullying, for example: racial bullying special educational needs and disability (SEND) bullying lesbian, gay,...


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