Copublished With Corwin Press This practical guide to dealing with bullying in secondary schools examines the nature of the secondary school and the typology of the adolescent.
Chapter 4: Let's Be Honest about What Schools do
Schools have found that, even with the best of intentions, problems such as bullying are very difficult to solve. The idea of involving not only teachers and administrators, but also students, parents, and knowledgeable community members in creating a foundation of mutual understanding, support, and problem-solving from which schools can address fundamental issues has come to be known as the whole-school approach. The whole-school approach merely means that everyone involved is consulted and their experience used to deal with that issue. This is as much an attitudinal as a systemic change.
Schools that believe they have put a whole-school approach in place tend to be led by principals who have read ...