Restorative Practice in Education – Transformative Potential


McGarrigle, Margaret and O'Connor, Paddy (2015) Restorative Practice in Education – Transformative Potential. Journal of Mediation & Applied Conflict Analysis, 2 (2). ISSN 2009-7170

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Abstract

Schools are challenged as never before to respond to changing societal needs in ways that will support students, parents and teachers in meaningful learning communities. The writers contend that the old punitive paradigms are proving to be inadequate and advocate a relational based approach which is respectful, creative and is proving in early research to be effective in its outcomes. Based on their experience in Irish schools and as restorative trainers, the writers attest to the restorative approach as one that now merits serious consideration by educators everywhere.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Restorative Practice; Education; Transformative Potential; Ireland; schools; restorative trainers;
Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Institutes > Edward M Kennedy Institute
Item ID: 6254
Depositing User: Kennedy Institute
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2015 11:42
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Mediation & Applied Conflict Analysis
Publisher: Maynooth Academic Publishing
Refereed: Yes
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