RESTORATIVE PRACTICES TESTIMONIALS
Enabling the courage to connect to resolve conflict
Martina O'Neill (Craigavon Senior High, Portadown) said:
"This has been the most useful training I have undertaken in years."
Fiona Nichol (Independent Trainer and past primary school teacher) felt this training had:
"Super materials, this restorative practices training was so self-reflective and has automatically changed how I deal with conflict from being an educator, to a parent to a partner" All teachers should be trained in this."
Finn Magee (Millennium Integrated Primary School Saintfield) loved that:
"This training provided a structure to delivering restorative practice, with excellent presentation and case examples. The trainers attitude was very positive to each attendee and she was really approachable. The resources were very useful and should be embedded early to all students preparing to be teachers."
Sharon Briggs (Lurgan Senior High) couldn't stop clicking through:
"Loved this online course on restorative practices. I planned to do it over a weekend, but it was so good I just couldn't stop clicking through. Every Teacher should do it!"
Adele Boyd (Previous Vice Chair, British Association of Social Workers) recommended:
"this online training programme highly as an accessible resource with highly transferable principles for practice across settings. The personal investment as a facilitator made the training feel very supportive and I felt as if you were "with me" throughout."
Maria Macdonald (The Fostering Network) said it was
"very interesting to reflect on the values, processes and skills of restorative practice. Linda is an extremely knowledgeable practitioner with interesting, relevant and real-life examples. Loads of materials, well researched and presented. Brilliant."
Emma Loughridge (Principal, Eden Primary School, Ballymoney) found:
"the discussions and scenarios very helpful, great ideas - very practical. I definitely feel more confident in resolving conflict. I think involvement with teacher training colleges to develop restorative practice would be great. This was super."
Fionnuala Quinn (Methody College, Belfast) welcomed:
"the opportunity to talk to professionals from other schools and backgrounds really useful, and I feel more confident in resolving conflict, particularly with the use of restorative language."