We use Restorative Practice to resolve many day to day issues between students and staff. It follows a clearly defined process. There are a set of questions that teachers work through to understand both sides of an incident, build trust and ensure a mutually agreed upon resolution. One of the key components is the follow up.
There are three phases of the Restorative Process
By focusing on building and maintaining positive and respectful relationships across our school community, PB4L Restorative Practice gives our school staff best practice tools and techniques to maintain and restore relationships if things go wrong. PB4L Restorative Practice has four underlying principles:
There are some key outcomes expected of the PB4L Restorative Practice process
PB4L Restorative Practice is currently in more than 300 schools in New Zealand.