Impact Justice continues to increase regional pool of restorative practices trainers

BASSETERRE, St Kitts — The Canadian government-funded Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) project, recently trained 30 educators including the chief education officer, principals, deputy principals, education officers and guidance counsellors in restorative practices at a two-day workshop held in St Kitts from October 29 to 30, 2018.

This workshop was the third such workshop sponsored by IMPACT Justice in St Kitts and Nevis, the first two being held in October 2015. It also marked the completion of formal training for two trainee restorative practices trainers.

The workshop commenced with a brief opening ceremony on October 29, at which Professor Velma Newton, regional project director of the IMPACT Justice Project delivered remarks. Newton in her…

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