FSC2015 Restorative Practice (RP) for the Classroom and School - - Fluirse Teacher Summer Course

FSC2015 Restorative Practice (RP) for the Classroom and School


On completion of this course, you will have an understanding of Restorative Practices (RP) and be able to implement RP in your classroom and school.

The purpose of this course is to introduce Restorative Practices (RP) and to pique your interest in the process ofFSC2015 Restorative Practice (RP) for the Classroom and School - Fluirse Teacher Summer Courses implementing RP to your classroom and school. You will be  enabled to attempt the application of some of the restorative practices techniques, enough hopefully to whet your appetite for further professional development and training in the area.




  • Target Audience: Teachers looking to implement Restorative Practice in the classroom or school 
  • Equipment Required: All our courses are accessible through PC, Laptop, iPad, Tablet and Mobile devices. Internet access required with broadband speeds recommended
  • Prerequisites or Requirements: Suitable for all primary school teachers
  • Duration: All Flúirse Online Teacher Summer Courses are available from July 1st – August 21st.  Each course requires approximately 20 hours of training and engagement
  • Course Fee: €69 (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle for €89 or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle for €99)
  • EPV Days: This course is worth 3 EPV days (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle)
  • Support: Our team are available to support you throughout your training by phone, email, online chat, course forums and social media
  • Our Guarantee: No risk guarantee, if your not happy with your course for any reason within 21 days or enrollment we will issue you a full refund
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Module 1 – Introduction to Restorative Practices (RP) 

  • Be enabled to understand the need for an alternative approach to challenging behaviour
  • Have a general understanding of the differences between the traditional and restorative responses to challenging behaviour
  • Begin to realise that punitive approaches are not very effective
  • Have a greater appreciation of the need for a restorative approach in your school


Module 2 – RP Towards a Better understanding

  • Be able to outline the general origins of RP
  • Be better able to define and describe RP
  • Have an appreciation for the need of a RP quality assurance framework
  • Be able to identify the seven key principles of RP necessary within a school setting
  • Examine the national and international understanding and support for RP
  • Better understand the core principles of restorative justice and restorative practices and how they differ from traditional or punitive approaches


Module 3 – Supporting Conceptual Framework and Processes

  • Outline, describe, and explain the six concepts widely used to support your understanding of restorative practices
  • Identify, analyse, and demonstrate how the restorative practices process may be used to implement RP in your own setting


Module 4 – Assessment and Integration

  • Examine the different circle formats and explain why and when you use them
  • Know how to introduce and lead circle dialogues
  • Demonstrate how to transition into and out of “circle time” and switch roles between circle keeper and teacher effectively
  • Differentiate between the two different circle themes
  • Describe and know how to sequence activities to build trust among students so they become more willing to communicate authentically
  • State the restorative questions and discuss how to use them
  • Understand effective communication and evaluate how it supports classroom discipline and community building


Module 5 – The School Self-Evaluation Process and Implementing RP

  • Discuss and analyse the SSE six step process and how it might be used WRT RP implementation in your classroom and school
  • Outline practices found useful as guides for schools implementing RP
  • Illustrate ways in which RP can be applied using the restorative justice pyramid
  • Explain the benefits of a whole school approach to RP
  • Discuss the power of language in RP
  •  Examine how RP is used to build positive school climate and culture
  • Appreciate and outline the fundamental nature of what’s involved in change, for self and for school




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