No to Bullying and Harassment
- Usually bullying is dealt with on an individual basis.
- This approach ignores the impact of environmental factors such as: school culture, peer and bystander influence, and family dynamics.
- Whole-school approach works to get at underlying problems and address bullying in a comprehensive manner.
A Guide to Structuring Your School-wide Approach
Alberta Education states: “A school-wide approach to positive behaviour supports effectively promotes a safe, orderly and predictable environment for learning and teaching. This approach has significant effects within the school community: it creates a positive school culture that students, parents and staff perceive as safe and caring.”
Source: Supporting Positive Behaviour in Alberta Schools: A school-wide approach, 2008