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    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). pp. 287-297. 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: Practice in education; transformative potential;
    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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