Source: (2006) Paper from "Improving Citizenship & Restoring Community," the 10th International Institute for Restorative Practices World Conference November 7—9, 2006, Budapest, Hungary.

Looking for new solutions is how we found restorative techniques — conflict resolution conferences, to be precise. We’ve learned this method and have successfully employed it to mediate all types of conflicts — conflicts between two students, between a student and a teacher, and also between two teachers. We have succeeded in integrating this method into our daily lives to such an extent that when someone walks down the corridor with a plate of cookies, the students start going, ‘Aha! There’s going be a Face to Face.’ By now, everyone knows what we use this method for, and exactly what is going to happen. (excerpt)


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