This CPD accredited face-to-face course aims to train professionals in higher education settings on restorative practice. It has three modules providing:
- An overview of restorative justice theory
- Examples of restorative practice, and;
- Interactive workshops with case studies in the context of higher education including HR, conflict management (staff, students etc).
The course has three modules and runs for 5 hours plus 1.5 hours break.
There is an advance reading time (4 hours) and follow up studying (5 hours).
Professor Theo Gavrielides
What you will learn
- Increase the skills and knowledge of professionals working or volunteering in higher educational settings on the use of restorative practice
- Induct into the restorative justice theory and provide a critical overview of existing definitions
- Enable higher education staff and volunteers to implement restorative justice in interpersonal conflict situations and disputes (e.g. between staff – students, staff – staff, university – staff, university – students)
- Empower university staff and HR to prevent student misconduct, disputes and vandalism and/ or deal with them restoratively when they occur in campuses and other university premises
- Enable human resources to deal with issues in a restorative justice way
- Enable HR and Academic management to design and implement policies for preventing and dealing with conflicts, disputes and misconduct in a restorative justice way and without the need for litigation
- Practice the learning through case study workshops and test the overall knowledge, skills and experience through a CPD accredited exam.
What you require
No need to prepare anything in advance. Once the course is arranged we will send a reading list and all material needed.
- University staff
- Academics of all levels (junior lecturers, lecturers, professors etc)
- HR staff
- University students
- University personnel
- Anyone working in higher education settings including colleges
- Policy makers and researchers with an interest in restorative justice in higher education.
- Higher education course developers.