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Violence reduction in schools workshop. Session 8: Agreeing and applying policy Creating a school climate of non-violence through whole-school policy . “There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit .”

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violence reduction in schools workshop
Violence reduction in schools workshop
  • Session 8:
  • Agreeing and applying policy
  • Creating a school climate of non-violence through whole-school policy

“There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit.”

Napoleon Bonaparte

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Learning outcomes

In Session 8 we will develop the knowledge understanding and skills needed to:

  • understand the dimensions of a policy on violence reduction;
  • be able to analyse the degree of involvement of stakeholders in policy creation

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Sequence of Activities

The 5 activities in session 8:

  • Activity 8.1 – Writing or reviewing a school policy
  • Activity 8.2 – Monitoring should be easy and simple to carry out
  • Activity 8.3 – How effective are we at promoting convivencia?
  • Activity 8.4 – Rating your current situation
  • Activity 8.5 – The value of teaching citizenship

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Introduction

What is involved:

  • The whole-school policy development process;
  • Schools as learning organisations:
    • ethos
    • Self review
    • planning
    • performance indicators

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Developing a policy

Stages:

  • Engage stakeholder groups:
    • staff
    • pupils
    • the wider community – parents and others
  • Develop a presentation to explain:
    • elements of the policy
    • how stakeholders will be involved in developing, implementing and monitoring policy

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Analysing levels of involvement

Robson & Smedley’s 5 levels of involvement:

  • Level 1 information
    • documents and meetings
  • Level 2 involvement
    • active involvement in practical help
  • Level 3 collaboration
    • working together to develop policy and actions
  • Level 4 partnership
    • joint management and decision making

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Other aids to policy making

Chapter 3 of the Handbook also mentions:

  • Monitoring tools
  • Evaluation questions
  • Rating tools
  • Analysing involvement – e.g. At levels 1-4
    • L1 school assembly pattern
    • L2 display
    • L3 school council
    • L4 restorative approaches
  • Citizenship for convivencia

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Session 8: Follow-up activity

Designing or reviewing a policy for violence reduction in your school:

  • You are invited to use the answers to the list of questions in activity 8.1 to design or review a school policy for violence reduction.
  • Remember that a policy is of no use unless it is put into practice.
  • Involve groups of students, staff and parents and decide with them what should be in the policy by agreeing the answers to the questions in Activity 8.1.
  • Decide how the policy will be communicated and how it will be used and monitored.

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