Forgiveness and Justice

Guidance
Learning Outcomes
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  1. Download and read the Forgiveness and Justice – Instructions document.
  2. Download all Forgiveness and Justice resources to the far right or browse and download individual lesson plans below.
  3. Please note that the lesson plans should be delivered in sequence.
Students will be able to:
  • explain the process of Restorative Justice
  • identify the key needs of victims and offenders when taking part in the process
  • describe the personal experiences of two victims and an offender who have taken part in Restorative Justice
  • differentiate between Restorative Justice and Criminal Justice
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Lesson Plans
Lesson 1: Introduction to Restorative Justice
Lesson objectives:

  1. To be able to explain the principles of Restorative Justice and the impact it can have on victims and offenders.
  2. To be able to explain the needs of victims and offenders in Restorative Justice.
Key vocabulary: Restorative Justice, restitution.
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Lesson 2: Margaret Foxley’s journey towards Restorative Justice
Lesson objectives:

  1. To be able to explain the personal experience of someone who has been through the Restorative Justice process.
Key vocabulary: Restorative Justice conference, empowering.
Margaret Foxley’s story:
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Lesson 3: How does Restorative Justice differ to Criminal Justice?
Lesson objectives:

  1. To be able to explain the differences between Restorative Justice and Criminal Justice.
  2. To be able to explain the key experiences of an offender who has been through the Restorative Justice process.
Key vocabulary: Criminal Justice, violation.
Will Riley and Peter Woolf’s story:
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