Restorative Resolutions address well-being and attendance for students and school staff.

What is restorative practices?

Restorative Practices is a way of thinking and being that cultivates community, supporting well-being and achievement. Restorative Practices fosters the conditions that promote a positive sense of self, spirit and belonging. 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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Services

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

Research says “supportive school climate improves student attendance” – Jan.2/23

Listen now to recent podcasts on Circle Forum  For Season 6 of CircleForum, we’re going to be taking a closer look at the research on things that work to improve student attendance and how that fits with restorative practices. “Students reporting “moderate” and “negative” climate in their schools were more likely to attend schools with …

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Start with data when addressing the complexity of student attendance – Dec.27/22

Listen now to recent podcasts on Circle Forum  In this fourth of 4 conversations about the complex solutions required to address student attendance issues, Shelley, Steve and Stan end where schools need to start, with the attendance data. The article published in October 2022 by Dr. Jess Whitley of the University of Ottawa and Dr. …

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School climate impacts student attendance – Dec. 20/22

Listen now to recent podcasts on Circle Forum  Shelley, Steve and Stan continue part 3 of their discussion about an article published in October 2022 by Dr. Jess Whitley of the University of Ottawa and Dr. Beth Saggers Queensland University of Technology. It’s called“School attendance problems are complex, and our solutions need to be as …

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Building relationships part of the complex solutions to student absenteeism – Dec.13/22

Listen now to recent podcasts on Circle Forum  Shelley, Steve and Stan continue part 2 of their discussion about an article published in October 2022 by Dr. Jess Whitley of the University of Ottawa and Dr. Beth Saggers Queensland University of Technology. It’s called“School attendance problems are complex, and our solutions need to be as …

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