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Live Streamed Webinar

Teachers, administrators and non-teaching staff in primary or secondary schools.

$215 + GST

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Restorative Practices – An Introduction

Participants will be given the opportunity to practice the language of RP and
apply it to situations in their rooms, corridors or the playground.
Restorative schools value relationships that create, repair or restore, a strong
sense of community. This community responds promptly to issues and
problems that arise in the classroom, yard, car park or in the staffroom. This
community adheres to high levels of achievement, behaviour and support.
Relationship based education, combined with Restorative Practices, ensures
that students and staff produce their best. Schools that employ these
practices are safe and happy places. In restorative schools, all members set
goals and devise methods to achieve them. When relationships are harmed
the community commits to repairing them. Schools that embrace restorative
principals are pro-active.
The safe and calm environment encourages participation and collaboration.
Conversations, at all levels, are honest and constructive which in turn
encourage flourishing in individuals and the collective.
Program Outline:
• Restorative Practices Philosophy – the why and how of working ‘with’.
• Language of Relationship Restoration and Reparation – restorative
conversations for individuals, small and large groups.
• Creating a Positive Learning
Environment – using circles.

Presented by Critical Agendas

David Vinegrad

David Vinegrad is a well-known presenter with extensive experience in the area of behaviour management both nationally and internationally. He has highly developed skills as a facilitator, trainer, and presenter and is widely recognised as an international expert on restorative justice. He has played a major role in the introduction of restorative practices into schools in Australia and internationally and is an experienced counsellor and mediator including high level management of critical incidents and school based trauma. David has over 30 years of experience working with teachers and students in a variety of diverse educational settings undertaking and developing a wide range of roles including recent work in Japan and Brazil.

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