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'Restorative practices are rooted in restorative justice. They emphasize repairing the harm done to people and relationships, rather than punishing people.

By building more supportive learning environments and focusing on social-emotional learning, restorative practices can:

reduce social barriers to learning, engage more students, create a context for understanding and valuing diversity, nurture a sense of belonging, promote positive mental health'

A set of strategies that can transform learning environments and help school staff respond more effectively to unacceptable behaviour.