NEW Managing Behaviour – Restorative Practice SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)

Course date: 6th Oct 2021

Have you tried lots of behaviour strategies to no avail? Have you felt like something was missing from your own/your schools approach to behaviour? Are you ‘owning’ the conflict?

Restorative Practice is a behaviour strategy for whole school or whole class communities.

This course has expired.
Target Group: ALNCOs, N-Y6 Teachers, SLT, TAs

Course objectives

Restorative Practice originated from Maori indigenous society.  It is more than just a behaviour strategy it is a value system. It has been adopted by Police forces in North America and Australasia. It has been adopted by Thames Valley Constabulary in UK. Large institutions and many UK schools are using restorative approaches to facilitate conflict management. Course Objectives:
  • To develop an understanding of what Restorative Practice is.
  • To look at the theory behind it.
  • To develop a Whole School/Class approach incorporating Restorative Practice, beginning with the Informal approach and eventually the Formal Mediation approach.
The course will cover:
  • What is Restorative Practice? – The Theory
  • Ego States
  • Informal approach verses formal mediation approach
  • Scripts
  • Sharing of real life conflict scenarios
  • Contracts
  • Policies
  • FAQs

Course Presenter: Angela Coates

EARLY YEARS / WELLBEING - Angela Coates is an Independent Educational Consultant and part time Teacher with over fifteen years of experience working in the early years and primary setting. Angela has spent the last eight years in the Nurture Unit where she developed a reputation for successfully managing the most challenging classes. Angela Coates' role as a part of running the Nurture unit includes advisory work for Mainstream Schools. Pupils in her care attend both settings. Therefore, she has experience of overseeing the fusion of Nurture and Mainstream classes. Angela continues to work as a classroom practitioner 2 days a week but now she runs training courses for schools/parents/educational bodies etc. This allows her to keep her finger on the pulse and remain up to date with current working practice. Angela’s main degree was in Language and Communication, She is an NGN (Now Nurture UK) qualified Nurture Teacher and level 3 OCN Forest School practitioner. Angela is passionate about Nurture and continues to support and guide teachers in the Mainstream and Special Educational settings to successfully deliver the Nurture Curriculum. Search for Courses

Course Location: South Wales - Cardiff

Future Inn, Hemingway Road, Cardiff Bay, CF10 4AU   START TIME: 8.30am coffee and registration for a 9.00am start
Future Inn's Conference Covid Policy
  • Meetings will be arranged based on 1m social distancing.
  • Anti-bac stations will continue to be in place.
  • Social distancing encouraged in all public areas.
  • Enhanced cleaning of public areas & high-level touch areas, this includes conference area.
  • Staff members continuing to wear masks and guests asked to wear masks in all public areas. 
  • One way system when entering and exiting hotel.  
  • Conference guests asked to complete self-disclosure form on arrival.
  • Individual water bottles will be provided.
  • Tea/coffee served in training rooms.
  • Lunches (in individual bags) served in training room with a choice of standard, vegetarian, vegan or specific dietary requirement – if possible, please advise of gluten free or other dietary requirements in advance.

(Autumn 2021)

The Future Inn, Cardiff Bay