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Positive Education

Positive Education brings together the science of Positive Psychology with best practice teaching to encourage and support individuals, schools and communities to flourish.  Flourishing refers to a combination of ‘feeling good and doing good’. Positive Education focuses on specific skills that assist students to strengthen their relationships, build positive emotions, enhance personal resilience, promote mindfulness and encourage a healthy lifestyle. Positive Education is taught through the five domains in conjunction with the V.I.A Character Strengths.

Restorative Practice

Restorative Practice is a strategy that seeks to repair relationships that have been damaged, including those damaged through bullying. It does this by bringing about a sense of remorse and restorative action on the part of the person who has bullied someone and forgiveness by the person who has been bullied.

The rationale behind this approach is that when offenders reflect upon their harm to someone:

Restorative Practice Questions

When Things Go Wrong (Questions for the perpetrator)

When someone has been hurt (Questions for the victim and others)

Different types of conferencing that the teacher may use: