Just say sorry

26th March 2004 at 00:00
More schools should use restorative justice to deal with misbehaviour, education minister Ivan Lewis has said.

The approach, already adopted by several primary and secondary schools, involves wrongdoers apologising to their victims and agreeing to make amends.

The minister was due to announce yesterday that the Youth Justice Board would invest an extra pound;100,000 into restorative justice projects in schools after research suggested they were reducing victimisation, truancy and exclusions.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now