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Discipline, safety and security

Working in Classrooms. Reading 6 - Kinship and classrooms: An ethonographic perspective on education as cultural transmission

This set of excerpts from a research article compares the ways in which two different preschools (or early learning centres) construct order through different arrangements of time and space.

Being a Teacher: Reading 12. Spoil the Rod, Spare the Child

The following extract was taken from a two-part article in The Educator’s Voice, published by SADTU. Vally briefly analyses some of the reasons for the popularity of corporal punishment among teachers in South Africa.

Creating a Caring School: Toolkit Other

This list of contacts, services and resources is by no means exhaustive, but merely illustrative of the kinds of government and non – government programmes and services that are available to schools.

Creating a Caring School: A Guide for School Management Teams.Learning Guide: Unit 8 - Developing a school-based care and support plan.

Unit 8 is a planning unit. The insights gained from the previous units and the activities you completed up to now are building blocks that culminate in a well-considered integrated and coherent strategic plan of care and support for your school.

Creating a Caring School: A Guide for School Management Teams.Learning Guide: Unit 5 - Good nutrition for learning.

We start off Unit 5 with a story that encourages you to reflect on a key question: Why should the provision of nutritious food for vulnerable children be a central concern for school management?

Creating a Caring School: A Guide for School Management Teams. Learning Guide: Unit 4 - Networks of care and support.

Networking and the formation of partnerships is not an optional extra; it must become an integral part of the strategy to manage sustainable support for vulnerable learners.