||This module is designed to offer a specified knowledge about the issue of bullying from a teacher’s perspective. It is suggested for the school teachers.
|Clock hours of reading:
||1 hour: Presentation of Teachers Module
|The user will in studying this module….
- understand and be able to describe to others what a whole school community approach to bullying is and why it is effective
- be able to define and describe to others what constitutes a positive school ethos
- be able to outline how to enable parents to work at home as part of the whole school community approach, and suggest events to facilitate it
- have an overview of Curricular; Student Peer Method; Co-operative Group Work; and Restorative strategies, and be able to articulate why each type is important/useful
- be able to outline the relationship between discipline and indiscipline, and explain same to others
- have an understanding of the key role parents have in the whole school community approach and addressing bullying, and be able to give examples to staff
- Understand the importance of the development of a standardized reporting form to be deployed across all training domains for use by all actors, and be able to give examples of the salient elements of these forms
- Understanding a Whole School Community Approach – Creating a Positive School Ethos
- Working with parents
- Conflict, discipline, Indiscipline and Disruption
- Preventative & Intervention Strategies
- Reporting and Recording Incidents
|Suggested Training Resources and Additional Materials:
- Educational Material Teachers Module
- O2 –A2 Identification of training domains and approaches
- School Climate & Culture – Vermont State Agency of Education http://education.vermont.gov/safe-schools
- Linsin, M. (2011) How To Talk To Parents About Their Misbehaving Child. Smart Classroom Management. http://www.smartclassroommanagement.com/2011/06/04/how-to-talk-to-parents-about-their-misbehaving-child/
- Ortega,R., del Rey,R., Ortega-Rivera,J. and Monks,C. (2006) Dealing With Indiscipline and Disruption. In VISTA: A Whole School Approach (WSA) http://www.vista-europe.org/downloads/English/B6f.pdf
- Elliott, M. (2011). The essential Guide to tackling Bullying. UK: Pearson Education Limited
- O’Moore& Minton (2004) Dealing with Bullying in Schools : A Training Manual for Teachers Parents & Other Professionals. Paul Chapman Publishing. London.
- Olweus, D., & Limber, S. P. (2007). OlweusBullying Prevention Program: Teacher guide. Center City, MN: Hazelden
- O’Moore, M. (2010). Understanding School Bullying: A Guide for Parents and Teachers, Dublin. Veritas.