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Posts Tagged 'exclusion'

A matter of Principal

Posted on February 7th, 2013 · Posted in Articles, Good Practice

Warm respectful relationships and NO exclusions. This is school and student wellbeing in practice – a really inspiring story from the heart of Western Sydney.

US Education Departments abandon Zero Tolerance

Posted on July 24th, 2012 · Posted in Articles, Policy

According to the Restorative Practises eForum: “Education departments in states and cities across the US are putting an end to so-called zero-tolerance policies because they have proved ineffective at improving school.. read more

School suspensions – a resource

Posted on October 19th, 2011 · Posted in Good Practice, Materials & Programs

School suspensions – a resource for teachers and school administrators, by Sheryl Hemphill, has been published on the website of the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne. A quote from the first page:.. read more

The dangers of young children being labelled as ‘naughty’

Posted on October 25th, 2009 · Posted in Articles, Research

Young children can be placed on a downward slippery slope by being categorised as ‘naughty’ in their early days at school.  Read the recent research by Maggie MacClure and Liz.. read more