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  • Introduction and Guidelines

    Introductory Unit

    Welcome to the course "Student Protection Policy in the School Environment"

    The objective of this course is for the trained teacher to be able to actively contribute to the protection of the learner in the school, through familiarity with and commitment to the "Principles of Student Protection in the School Environment".

    This course consists of an introductory unit and 4 learning units culminating in a performance assignment that measures your acquisition of the course concepts.

    Estimated time to complete this introductory unit: 20 minutes.

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  • Learning Unit 1: Pillars of Student Protection in the School Environment

    In this first learning unit, you will learn about the policy of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in promoting student protection within its educational institutions through strategic commitments and pivotal goals aimed at providing the necessary capabilities and measures in order to secure a positive environment conducive to quality and equitable education for all.

    Estimated time to complete this first learning unit: 60 minutes.

  • Learning Unit 2: The Preventive Approach (Tier 1)

    The preventive approach is at the heart of the educational policy that the Ministry of Education and Higher Education seeks to establish, in implementation of the strategic objectives. Therefore, this unit aims to establish an incubating and non-violent educational culture for a safe and student-friendly school environment.

    Estimated time to complete this second module: 70 minutes.

  • Learning Unit 3: The Preventive Approach (Tier 2)

    This unit aims to enable you to establish a range of measures that can be taken to establish a preventive approach for the groups most vulnerable to violence in the school environment.

    Estimated time to complete this third learning unit: 60 minutes.

  • Learning Unit 4: The Preventive Approach (Tier 3)

    This unit focuses on a four-stage work methodology aimed at helping you to deal early with cases of violence in the school environment in order to avoid the occurrence of the problem.

    Estimated time to complete this fourth learning unit: 90 minutes.

  • Performance Task

    The performance task is a learning activity aimed at demonstrating your understanding of what you have learned in this course, and an opportunity to apply your knowledge, skills and attitudes in real or representative situations that reflect the issues and problems you face in real life.

    Estimated time to complete the task: 120 minutes.