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Restorative practices

The Restorative Practices Consortium of Ontario, a collaboration of public and Catholic educators, have shared much of what you will find in this section.

Restorative Practices Resource Project

Tools and successful practices for restorative schools supporting student achievement and well-being

Communicating the 9 Elements for Student Achievement and Well Being

There are nine interconnected elements upon which Restorative Practice is based. These elements provide the foundation to cultivate caring and healthy communities.

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Classroom fillable forms

Downloadable assessment tools, lesson plans and more.

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Board policies and website links

District School Board policies for reference.

Videos on restorative practice

The Transformation of West Philadelphia High School: a story of hope

Research on Restorative Practices

Rand Corporation research demonstrates that restorative practices help reduce student suspensions. “Schools and school districts across the country are looking for evidence-based strategies to improve their learning and social environments. Restorative practices, developed in the justice system as a way to mediate and repair relationships between offenders and their victims, are offering a way forward. …