Restorative Resolutions specializes in equipping the staff of elementary and secondary schools in Canada with effective restorative strategies to address student absenteeism.

What is restorative practices?

Restorative Practices is a way of thinking and being that cultivates community, supporting well-being and achievement. Restorative Practices is a social science based on the principles of belonging, voice and agency. Restorative Practices provides a framework to maintain community when challenges and conflicts arise and to restore community when needed.

What’s new?

How can a trusted caring adult impact student attendance? A short review of the research and literature

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Restorative practices awareness training, circles workshop & ongoing support, coaching and online extended training

From Chaos to Connection: Investing in adolescents through restorative practices Oct.3/23

Considering a potential investment? How about investing in high school adolescents’ growth and well-being? In this podcast episode, we’re unraveling high school dynamics and the powerful impact of social and emotional learning. Can you believe the title of the research paper that sparked this conversation? “Investing in Adolescent High School Climate and Organizational Context Shapes …

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Vanishing Acts; Unravelling the mystery of student attendance Sept. 19/23

Welcome to another episode of our podcast, where we unravel the pressing concerns within the realm of education. In today’s installment, we shine a spotlight on a topic that’s sending shockwaves across the continent: the mysterious disappearance of students from classrooms. This isn’t just an American phenomenon; our neighbors to the north, Canada, are grappling …

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Kindergarten Chronicles: Navigating SK Absenteeism in a Post-Pandemic World. Sept.11/23

Get ready to explore the pressing issue of kindergarten absenteeism in our latest podcast episode. Shelley,Steve, and Stan are your guides on this educational journey, as they discuss the challenges and solutions surrounding kindergarten attendance post-COVID-19. Discover why some families are hesitating to send their kids to school and how a shift from a punitive …

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Breaking the Absenteeism Puzzle Sept.5/23

Welcome to another episode of our podcast. I’m Stan, joined by Shelley and Steve, and today we’re delving into a topic that’s been making headlines recently: chronic absenteeism among students. In Season 8, Episode 5, we tackle the critical issue of too many kids missing school and explore how schools can bring them back into …

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