This evidence-based e-course aims to train educators, creative and cultural professionals working with migrants on restorative justice art, and the main expressions that this approach might take for community cohesion.
Furthermore, the e-course introduces the trainees to the values of restorative justice and gives them a methodological approach that combines the community cohesion abilities of creative art with restorative values as a means of restoring injustice and balancing power, especially in light of recent challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The e-course is structured around 7 modules. Each module is composed of several units.
This ecourse is part of the Erasmus+ funded project “Cultural and Art for Restorative Justice” The project is coordinated by the RJ4All International Institute (UK) and is delivered in partnership with, Reframe House Ltd., Iasis, EDRA,Kapadokya Egitim vee Arastirma, Consultoría de Innovación Social, Reset.
The course convener is Prof. Theo Gavrielides.
Certification, Accessibility and supporting material
Successful completion will lead to CPD (Continuous Professional Development) Certification (XX points). It takes approximately 10 non-stop hours to fully complete all modules and take the test. There are further reading material that are recommended for additional learning. These could add a further 12 hours of non-stop duration.
The e-course includes software that make it accessible in various languages as well as for those with visual and hearing impairments. This course interactive tools are based on H5P. To learn more; overview of the accessibility of the various H5P content types.
Training handbook and supporting e-book
The e-course is supported by a free, evidenced based Training Handbook as well as an ebook “CA4RJ (2022) Current state of the art in the UK, Greece, Cyprus, Spain and Turkey in national languages, London: RJ4All Publications, ISBN: 978-1-911634-55-3”
- Professionals working with migrants in both formal (e.g. government departments, schools) and informal settings (e.g. in the community)
- Cultural/ creative professionals working with migrants
- Educators working with migrants especially teachers
- Community workers working with migrants
- Youth workers
- Professionals and volunteers working in human rights and migrant organisations and centres.
By the end of the e-course, the following learning outcomes should have been achieved:
- Increased knowledge about restorative justice theory, definitions and principles.
- Present the use of restorative justice art to facilitate migrant integration.
- Explore the possibilities of creative/cultural professionals to collaborate, supporting migrant integration and promoting the social inclusion of migrants across Europe
- Define conditions in which restorative justice art may have positive results and may be used as complementary/alternative therapy
- Present how restorative justice ethos, philosophy and practice can be implemented to support integration in diverse communities in order to promote community cohesion
- Explore how artist can use visual/performing/literary arts to support migrant communities in their personal and emotional development.
- Explore how visual/performing/literary arts can be used to support a redistribution of power/responsibilities among members of diverse communities
Grant Agreement 2020-1-UK01-KA227-ADU-094445
The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
- Lectures 8
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 10 weeks
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 13
- Certificate No
- Assessments Yes