Cowie, H. & Jennifer, D. (Co-ordinating team, UK), Chankova, D. & Poshtova, T. (Bulgaria), Deklerck, J. & Deboutte, G. (Belgium), Ertesvåg, S. K. & Samuelsen, A. S. (Norway), O'Moore, M. & Minton, S. J. (Ireland) and Ortega, R. & Sanchez, V. (Spain) © (2006)

School Bullying and Violence: Taking Action

Module D

Unit D3 - The Management of Change at Policy Level

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  • To consider trends in public policy that influence schools' approach to the management of change

  • To reflect on the impact of policy initiatives on practice in violence reduction within schools

  • To consider the direction of policy making in light of schools' priorities and targets

  • To develop a whole school approach for the review of existing policies

  • To highlight the contrasting perceptions of different stakeholders in the management of change

Facilitation skills to be developed through this unit:

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • the trends within national policy and their impact on school priorities

  • how to review school policy to reflect the views of stakeholders

  • how to review and manage change

Personal qualities and attributes include:

  • having an appreciation of different perspectives of stakeholders within the management of change

  • being able to deal with conflicting viewpoints and being an effective communicator

  • being an effective trainer and advisor of staff, governors, parents, carers and pupils

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