Upcoming Workshops 2020-2021

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Apart from my on-site workshops and e-learning courses, I also offer face to face workshops which are ideal for all teachers/SNAs/ school leaders interested in personal and professional development such as:

 

Positive communication

Building relationships

Responding to difficult emotions (anger / shame)

Reducing stress levels and practising calm

Collaborative classrooms

Developing Key Skills of JC / emotional & oral literacy 

Connection & belonging

Innovative teaching

Promoting the student voice

SPHE / wellbeing 

Modelling RP & teaching the restorative values

Responding to conflict in healthy ways that
promote accountability & empathy

Fun!

 

CONNECT IN- Restorative Practitioner

During these online workshops we will explore how to develop restorative skills and how to cultivate a restorative mindset using restorative values, intentions and language.  We offer an overview of RP, explore how it consciously builds relationships and outline an introduction to the restorative questions. We focus on EQ, on understanding, identifying and transforming difficult emotions such as anger and shame. We explore the transformative potential of restorative language and how it brings us from shame and disconnection to empathy and connection. These sessions are relational and interactive, tapping into the collective wisdom of the group. You will gain access to resources on my online Ubuntu Learning Platform to support you with your ongoing practice.

Thurs. 7th & 14th Jan. 2021  5pm - 8pm 2020  - Online Workshop Click here to book

Wed. 17th & 24th March 2021 5pm-8pm - Online Workshop Click here to book 

Investment -  €150 

CONNECT Out - Restorative Facilitator (Circles)

During these two online workshops , we build on our existing skills from Connect In and expand our capacity to facilitate restorative practices with groups. We develop facilitation skills when using restorative circles using the 1,2,3 Circle Process to proactively build connection, cultivate relational pedagogy and to respond to conflict in a way that honours community and accountability. You will gain access to resources on my online Ubuntu Learning Platform to support you with your ongoing practice.

Thurs. 4th & 11th Feb. 2021 5pm - 8pm - Online Click here to book

Investment -  €150

CONNECT OUT (Meetings) – Restorative Facilitator

During this two online workshops we build on our existing skills and expand our capacity to become a restorative facilitator, supporting others to respond to conflict in a healthier way.  The process of facilitating meetings involves the same language, mindset and values that were explored during Connect In but in this space, we learn structures to apply these skills in new ways.  Facilitating meetings can be especially helpful when working with students, teachers and parents, especially when responding to conflict, harm and bullying.  They promote accountability, empathy and healthy relationships within school communities and beyond! You will gain access to resources on my online Ubuntu Learning Platform to support you with your ongoing practice.

Thurs. 4th & 11th March 2021 5pm - 8pm - Online Click here to book

Investment -  €150

 

 

CONNECT Beyond - Restorative Facilitator (Advanced)

This course is an advanced course for those who have already done the CONNECT IN & CONNECT Out (Circles & Meetings).

During our sessions we will develop and reflect on our practice and support each other using case study examples while further enhancing our facilitation skills by exploring the higher end of the restorative practice continuum which may involve higher risk scenarios and require a greater level of experience to facilitate. Co-learning and mentoring will be a big part of these relational workshops. You will gain access to resources on my online Ubuntu Learning Platform to support you with your ongoing practice.

Thurs. 22nd & 29th April 2021 5pm - 8pm 2020 - Online Click here to book

Investment -  €150

School/Organisation

Onsite Training

CONNECT IN; Becoming a Restorative Practitioner
Whole-staff Workshops
One Day / 2 x 2hr  

These workshops are ideally suited to schools looking for an introduction to the restorative philosophy, motivation and skills with the intention of committing to a values-based restorative culture and community. 

Connect Out; Becoming a Restorative Facilitator
 
Implementation Team / RP Champions 

These courses are ideal for supporting a team of teachers / SNAs / school leaders interested in implementing and building restorative classrooms, schools and communities. Here we build on existing skills outlined in Whole-staff Connect In course. We deepen our understanding of the restorative approaches by engaging in the reflection and practice needed to cultivate the restorative paradigm shift and live the restorative values as a way of being. These courses are offered on site or in Education Centres outlined below.

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