Welkom to the Social Behaviour Theme.
Effective strategies to combat bullying in schools
Current research and common sense tell us that schools need to be places that are physically, emotionally, and psychologically safe for students to learn to their fullest potential. Given these criteria, one would surmise that preventing bullying would be paramount on any principal’s list of priorities. Unfortunately, this is often not the case.
Scroll down to the Documents & Downloads to read the introduction file.
Best practices to combat bullying:
– The United Kingdom takes the lead with regards to preventing and reducing bullying. The country’s leading initiative Childnet describes how to deal with bullying.
James Dillon describes why every educator must prevent bullying in No place for bullying
Study of Mental Health and Schools-Mental Health screening of children in schools –
The below files include an overview of available literature for some of the most interesting subjects in school interventions. The literature can be used for study purposes.
Documents & Downloads
An introduction to the most common themes
Dorothy Espelage of the University of Illinois, describes how she achieves a reduction in bullying.
The Sedrin project cares for Roma children in Italy
Omar Mekki from Norway deals with brats
The mental health approach at Framwellgate School in Durham
School intervention for addiction
School intervention focused on imporovement of learning and academic skills or focused on social integration in the classroom of children with psychiatric diagnosis
Interventions on general well-being in schools