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Social Capital

  Restorative Practice is a way of being that aims to build social capital. The intention is to honour relationships above all else. RP has many effective reactive strategies that deal with conflict-resolution which can indeed transform relationships and negative … Continue reading

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Professional Learning Community (PLC)

          In 2011 I set up a Professional Learning Community (PLC) in my school as part of my action research project. The intention was to implement and maximise the use of RP in my school. Eight … Continue reading

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The Talking Piece – Meeting Sophie 

  If you were an animal what would you be and why? This is one of the ice breaker questions that I often begin a relationship building/ introduction to Restorative Practice (RP) circle with.  Circles are a structured process that … Continue reading

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The Power of Vulnerability

  The title of this post pays homage to Brene Brown’s moving TED talk. Her insights and research on this subject matter spoke to my core as a teacher and human being. I have a sign on the wall of … Continue reading

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The Power of Intention

My intention in creating this blog is to promote a restorative way of being in our schools and perhaps by extension, in our world. My engagement with RP has been an insightful journey that I began in 2010 and am … Continue reading

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