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School bullying prevention​

DESCRIPTION

The best way to address bullying is to stop it before it starts. There are a number of things school staff can do to make schools safer and prevent bullying. Teachers may be able to build upon them or integrate bullying prevention strategies. This teacher training course aims to support school staffs to prevent and stop the bullying at school, creating a more peaceful atmosphere to enhance a more prosperous learning and teaching process.

Objectives and learning outputs

This course gives strategies and teaching methods to teachers and administrators to prevent bullying in school through: This course has been created for teachers who want to understand group dynamics and how they affect the classroom. The tensions,alliances and relational struggles among students can interfere with learning and create an unfavorable school environment. Participants will learn about the various types of conflict and how to use them as an opportunity for growth. Through hands-on, practical activities which can be immediately used in the classroom, participants will increase their own ability to model and encourage active listening, empathy and emotional literacy among today’s students – and tomorrow’s active citizens. By the end of the course, participants will enjoy a greater awareness of their students’ emotional needs and behavior and will have the skills to promote stronger classroom relationships and a more positive climate in school.

Objectives are:

  • Understanding the terms of bullying in schools
  • Recognizing bullying
  • Getting aware of related problems
  • Identifying the incidents and consequences of Bullying
  • Getting an awareness related to the chronic victims of Bullying
  • Developing a school policy plan on preventing bullying at schools
  • Introducing pedagogical approaches to deal with the victims of bullying as well as attackers
  • Developing positive attitudes towards

This course gives strategies and teaching methods to teachers and administrators to prevent bullying in school through:

  • Create strategies on how to deal with and eliminate violent or aggressive behaviour
  • development of empathy in classroom
  • analyse bullying, aggressive behaviour and violence, both physical and verbal.
  • solve and reduce stress levels and develop the necessary abilities to manage emotions
  • Acquire a greater understanding of the various forms of bullying and deeper knowledge about impacts, risk factors and long-term effects on victims and bullies;
  • Get to know how to build a positive classroom environment and develop social and emotional learning;
  • Learn how to develop and enforce a school policy plan on tackling and preventing bullying at school;
  • Explore and discuss the fine line between legal and illegal behavior and how to identify bullying conducts;
  • Exchange good practices and discuss challenges with fellow colleagues and the course trainers about how to reduce bullying in schools;
  • Network with individuals and organizations working in the education field in Europe through everyday cooperation and team-building activities.

20/24/28/40 hours 
Course location: Infol – Innovation Training Orientation and Employment
Site:  Rome, Athens
Number of days of training: 5/6/7/10
Lesson time: 4 hours 
Language of instruction: English,French, Turkish, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish,Bulgarian, Romanian. 

Methodology

The course will combine theory input and discussion with analysis of practical incidents with the purpose of finding out different possible solutions. The methodology used is mainly content-based language instruction (communication through specific content).Text discussion, oral presentation and discussion, role-playing, self- and meta-reflection, debating and group interaction will be the strategies more frequently used.

  • Active methodologies
  • Role playing
  • Simulations
  • New technologies
  • Visits/workshops in educational institutions as schools, universities, educational centers, and companies

Certificates

  • Europass Mobility
  • Certificate of Attendance

Upcoming sessions

Location: Roma

  • September 2024: Week 4 (September 23 – 27)
  • November 2024: Week 1 (October 28 – November 1)
  • December 2024: Week 1 (December 2 – 6)
  • February 2025: Week 1 (February 3 – 7)
  • March 2025: Week 2 (March 10 – 14)
  • April 2025: Week 2 (April 7 – 11)
  • May 2025: Week 2 (May 12 – 16)
  • June 2025: Week 3 (June 16 – 20)
  • July 2025: Week 3 (July 14 – 18)
  • September 2025: Week 4 (September 22 – 26)
  • November 2025: Week 4 (November 24 – 28)