CPD course on restorative justice in higher education settings

Crime, Human Resources

Start date

07/11/2019

End date

07/11/2021

Overview

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

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).

ANTICIPATED DURATION:

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).

COURSE INSTRUCTORS

Professor Theo Gavrielides

Ben Lyon

What you will learn

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • 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. 

TARGET AUDIENCE(S):

  • 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.

Where

Venue

Flexible according to your needs, Greater London, SE16

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