SELF-STUDY: Student Safety and the Technology-Rich Classroom (10 hours)

“This is a must have course for anyone who has children or works with children.”

Acknowledging the widespread threats to children’s safety in today’s world, this dual online PD course package equips teachers with a rich bank of information as well as practical strategies to promote students’ safety, both in the real […]

PACKAGE: Child Abuse Prevention Package for Educators (20 Hours)

The Child Abuse Prevention Package for Educators includes the following four courses

Child Abuse Prevention Package for Educators

# Hours

Recognizing & Preventing Child Abuse

5

Internet Safety in a Connected World

5

Bullying Prevention & Policies for Schools

5

Ethics for Education Professionals

5

TOTAL

20

The course package Child Abuse Prevention  for Educators will expand your knowledge regarding the dangers of child abuse and help […]

What is Transference and Counter-Transference?

What is Transference and Counter-Transference?

Transference occurs when a person we serve begins to experience unconscious feelings about us. For example, a teacher may be the recipient of transference if a child relates to the teacher as their own father or mother.
Counter-transference occurs when the teacher in turn unintentionally reciprocates with similar feelings towards the student.
Both the teacher and the […]

What are some Common Issues Teachers must Watch out for Regarding Ethics and Education?

What are some Common Issues Teachers must Watch out for Regarding Ethics and Education?

Areas of vulnerability within a professional environment can be considered as “hot spots” in ethical practice. Such areas of greatest risk regarding ethical concerns in education may include, but are not limited to, conduct, assessment and planning. Conduct can include boundary violations, abuse or improper relationships.
In the context of ethics and education, teachers should have […]

What are the Functions of an Ethical Committee in the School?

What are the Functions of an Ethical Committee in the School?

Having an Ethical Committee can create a climate of integrity and ethical flourishing, characteristics that are linked to quality, safety and excellence in education. The school can select a group of individuals who practice good ethics to be a part of this committee that meets once a month. Ethical concerns can be confidentially filed so […]

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