Terence Bevington

Terence Bevington restorative justice practitionerAssociate Consultant of Thorsborne and Associates.

Experience and Expertise

Terence is a committed and accomplished restorative practitioner, consultant and researcher with 25 years’ experience in education and other settings.
Terence was trained by Marg Thorsborne as a restorative conference facilitator in 2007. He is a Registered Practitioner with the Restorative Justice Council (UK), adhering to their Best Practice Guidance. He has experience of facilitating a wide range of cases with children, adults, families and professionals.

As a consultant, he has worked with dozens of education settings to build knowledge, skills, practices and systems in restorative approaches to behaviour, conflict and relationships.
As a researcher and evaluator, he has developed a deep philosophical and theoretical understanding of peace and conflict education. He has also developed extensive knowledge and understanding of innovative research and evaluation methodologies and methods.

The grounded experience he has gained from practical engagement combined with theoretical understanding gained from academic research enables him to work methodically and responsively with individual institutions to co-create the practices and systems that are best suited to the individual context. His interest in this area makes him extremely thorough in evaluating the impact of restorative practice and he has developed a variety of methods to aid evaluation and planning with organisations wanting to work restoratively.

He has shared his work in academic articles, chapters and a book co-authored with his PhD supervisor, Professor Hilary Cremin (Cambridge). He has presented on his work and research at numerous international conferences.


Terence has a BA (Hons) in Modern Languages, a Secondary PGCE, an MA in Translation and Linguistics, an MSc in Psychology of Education, an MEd in Educational Research and a PhD in Education. He is an Accredited Restorative Practitioner with the Restorative Justice Council (UK).

Contact Details

Phone: +44 (0)7904 312 120

Email: Terence Bevington

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