SCHOOL BASED TRAINING PACKAGES INCLUDE:

Three Day Conference Facilitation Training for selected staff
 Our three day course will enable staff to develop the necessary understanding of the practices and aims of restorative approaches and restorative justice conferencing to start using it's principles within their school.    We do this by examining the underlying philosophies of restorative approachesand how they build community, promote positive relationships, build social and communication skills.  We also consider how restorative justice conferencing enable staff to both repair relationships and change behaviour.  This course will teach the whole range of restorative options from how to have an informal chat to how to prepare and run a formal restorative justice conference.  We aim to achieve this by way of active learning and skills practice.
Cost –Up to 12 delegates £1,600* / more than 12 delegates £3,000*

One Day Restorative Approaches Training
 An opportunity to explore the benefits of restorative approaches and how they create a positive learning environment.  We look at restorative approaches and how they can help your school build community and maintain healthy relationships.  We do this by examining the underlying philosophies and practices of restorative approaches.  We examine how restorative approaches produce positive outcomes for young people in conflict and the benefits of a process that looks at how harm done can be repaired above the need for blame and automatic sanctions.  We consider how conferencing can reduce exclusions, bullying and disruptive behaviour as well as promote emotional literacy, personal responsibility taking, accountability and enhance a positive learning environment for your school.  Our one day programme is delegate led and has up to nine workshops so staff can explore how restorative approaches could benefit them within their own role.
Cost - up to 12 delegates £500* / more than 12 delegates £900*

Half Day Training
 An opportunity to explore the benefits of restorative approaches and how they create a positive learning environment.  We look at how restorative approaches can help your school build community and maintain healthy relationships.  We do this by examining the underlying philosophies and practices of restorative approaches.  We examine how restorative approaches produce positive outcomes for young people in conflict and the benefits of a process that looks at how harm done can be repaired above the need for blame and automatic sanctions.  We consider how conferencing can reduce exclusions, bullying and disruptive behaviour as well as promote emotional literacy, personal responsibility taking, accountability and enhance a positive learning environment for your school. Our half day programme is delegate led and has up to five workshops for staff to explore the benefits of restorative approaches within their own role.
Cost - up to 24 delegates £450* / more than 24 delegates £550*

Twilight Sessions/CPD
 Either 1½ or 2 hour sessions to give a basic introduction or look at a particular aspect of restorative approaches.  We are happy to write a twilight session specially aimed to meet your schools specific needs at no extra cost or we also offer three twilight sessions that can be delivered independently or build into 6 hours of training.

Single Introductory Twilight Session – Either a whole school or small group introduction to restorative approaches and how it can benefit a school.  We explore effective ways that a school can easily implement a more restorative approach to develop conflict resolution and restorative values supported by DVD, hand outs and group exercise.

Set of Three Twilights
Session 1 - Basic introduction to RestorativeApproaches:restorative language, our aims for education and why sanctions aren’t always the answer, the framework of restorative processes both formal and informal that build community, empathy, truth telling and accountability, restorative language.
Session 2 – The needs of participants in conflict, a further look at the restorative, how to run a restorative chat.
Session 3 -.Why we do the right thing, how we achieve accountability, truth telling and a change of behaviour, skills practice.
Cost – From Single Twilight £350* up to 12 delegates / more than 12 delegates £450*
Set of 3 Twilights £950*
Set of 4 Twilights £1,250*

Mid-Day Meal and Dining Hall Staff – 2 Hour Before/After Lunch Session
 Considers how to create a restorative dining hall and/or playground.  This necessitates staff being fluent in restorative language and recognizing the benefits of resolving conflict restoratively.  We explore how to create a restorative resolution and devise personal restorative scripts with staff to facilitate low level restorative conversations.
Cost – Regardless of Size £400*

Mid-Day Meal and Dining Hall Staff – Training and Support Package
This consists of a two hour training as described above, the continues into the playground to offer support to your staff, followed by a one hour debrief.
Cost – Regardless of Size £475*

Peer Mentors, Facilitation or Peer Panel Training– 2 Day,1 Day, 2 x Half Days
 This can be run in or out of school and gives schools the opportunity to be trained in how to deliver our Peer Training, the fee includes access to our full training package and supporting hand books.  Please see our separate sheet for information.  Please request our separate sheet for information about our Peer Training.

Travel Expenses - *Costs are exclusive of VAT, trainers travel expenses, venue and delegate expenses.

Our trainers make every effort to keep travel costs to a minimum we charge reasonable travel expenses.  Our charges are £0.45 per mile, if your school or venue is over 80 miles from our offices in SE London we reserve the right to book hotel accommodation at a reasonably prices hotel.