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 7: Developing a Whole-School Approach
If there is one thing that anti-bullying scholars agree on, it is that the most effective way for a school to address bullying is for it to adopt a whole-school approach. This approach is the foundation work upon which an anti-bullying ethos can be built. As we have seen in the previous part, unless a school is committed not only to the whole-school process, but also to the adoption of the values and beliefs that underpin it, the exercise provides little protection. While the approach does not guarantee success, it is an essential part of combating bullying behavior.
The strategy's success hinges on the involvement of all members of the school community in reaching an agreed ...