restorative justice

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Restorative Justice in ELT Workshop hosted by Christian Teachers SIG KoreaTESOL

Language for Peace contributors Cheryl Woelk and Abby Long are leading a workshop as a Christian Teachers’ Symposium. It will be a full day hands-on workshop on Restorative Approaches in ELT at Handong University on September 23, 2017. Abstract Creating healthy learning communities is a goal that many language teachers share. Christian English teachers have … Continue reading

Discipline Problem? Or Institutional Culture Problem?

Does talking it through really make a difference? Restorative Justice in Education practitioners see how discussion and dialogue at all levels of educational systems can start to make real change in schools and society. Continue reading

Webinars from the Zehr Institute for Restorative Justice

Check out the webinars on restorative justice from Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding. Several relate directly to educational settings, including the recent But That Teacher Doesn’t Like Me: The Importance of a Relational Pedagogy. Continue reading

Restorative Approaches to Conflict in Schools

Check out the volume Restorative Approaches to Conflict in Schools: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Whole School Approaches to Managing Relationships for helpful articles on restorative justice in educational settings. This is a collection of educators from around the world writing about their experiences and knowledge gained from implementing restorative justice in their contexts. The book looks specifically at … Continue reading

“Is This Working?”: A Critical Look at Classroom Discipline

“When it comes to disciplining young people, teachers are winging it,” discovers the radio talk show This American Life in their episode called ‘Is This Working?’ aired last fall. The show takes a critical look at classroom discipline in schools across the United States, revealing a deep lack of training and knowledge of recent tools among teachers and administrators who struggle to deal with student misbehaviour. Continue reading

Webinar on Trauma-Informed Approaches and Trauma Prevention

A webinar entitled A Focus on Trauma: Integrating Trauma-Informed Approaches and Moving Toward Trauma Prevention is taking place May 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM PT. This web conference will highlight several frameworks and models for trauma-informed approaches and provide an introduction to understanding community-level trauma and the implications for successful violence prevention efforts. Continue reading

Restorative Justice in Education Program Offered by Eastern Mennonite University

A unique array of restorative justice courses are being offered to educators in Lancaster area through Eastern Mennonite University as part of the larger Restorative Justice in Education (RJE) concentration. Continue reading

Restorative Justice in Education

In her blog post, Kathy Evans writes about caution needed in the trend towards restorative justice in educational settings in the United States. While recognising the significance of more schools implementing restorative approaches to discipline, she asks about the extent to which schools are nurturing restorative justice values. If “[r]estorative justice is as much an … Continue reading

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