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ERIC Number: ED488756
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 110
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-0-7619-4471-0
Preventing Bullying in Schools: A Guide for Teachers and Other Professionals
Lee, Chris
Paul Chapman Publishing
This book is designed to help all staff in schools prevent one of the major impediments to their attempts to raise standards and improve schools, and that is the issue of bullying amongst pupils. The book highlights and unravels some of the complexities of bullying and provides ideas and practical solutions to the problem of writing policy and realizing its aspirations. It has been designed and written for teachers, teaching assistants, student teachers and other educational professionals in schools who are the creators of that policy and who also are responsible for its implementation. It aims to raise awareness and develop effective policy and practice in preventing bullying by combining theory, research and experience of working in schools with a number of practical exercises which have been fine-tuned through my work with chapter contains an outline of those activities that provide a first reference point for staff addressing bullying. Through the first activity, staff are invited to appraise the current standing of their own school on the bullying issue. The book contains the following chapters: (1) What this book will do for you; (2) How do we know when it is bullying?; (3) Who are involved in bullying?; (4) What is needed in an anti-bullying policy; (5) What might be put in place; and (6) How to move your school forward. A list of useful resources, contacts, and an index is provided. (Contains 22 tables.)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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