Resources for promoting positive discipline - in-depth resources for schools

A Teacher’s Guide to Positive Discipline (2008)

Format: Publication

About: Book (48 pages) which provides teachers with a range of practical tools and techniques to strengthen positive discipline in the classroom. Published in 2008 in Cape Town, South Africa by RAPCAN.

Languages: English

 

Alternatives to Corporal Punishment: The Learning Experience (2000)

Format: Publication

About: Report (35 pages) created to support the prohibition of corporal punishment in schools in South Africa. Published in 2000 by the South African Department of Education.

Languages: English

 

Good School Toolkit (second edition – 2011)

Format: Publications

About:  The Good School Toolkit, consisting of booklets, posters, a training manual and associated materials, contains a set of ideas and tools that will help educators explore what a good school is and guide them through a process that will help them create one. In good schools, corporal punishment is not used and positive discipline is practiced. The toolkit was developed by Raising Voices with the help of schools in Uganda and deliberately focuses on ideas and activities that do not require specific financial resources.

Languages: English, some information in Kiswahili

 

Let’s Work Together manual (2008)

Format: Publication

About: Manual (19 pages) which provides material for a half-day workshop for those who work with other people’s children: childminders, nursery or family centre workers, playgroup/pre-school workers, teachers, crèche workers, and after-school workers or nannies. The workshop aims to identify children’s behaviour which is challenging to adults, identify the techniques adults use to control challenging behaviour and identify ways adults can reinforce positive behaviour in children. Published in 2008 by Save the Children.

Languages: Arabic (free), English (for purchase)

 

Module De Formation Relatif A La Discipline Positive Et Les Alternatives Aux Punitions Physiques Et Humiliantes

Format: Publications

About: Training module and associated handouts designed for teachers in Côte D’Ivoire to learn to stop using physical and other humiliating punishment. Published by Save the Children.

Languages: French

 

Positive Discipline in Everyday Teaching: Guidelines for Educators (2010)

Format: Publication

About: Manual (330 pages) which sets out the foundations and principles of positive discipline in the classroom and provides exercises for teachers to help them put the principles into practice. Written by Joan Durrant and published in 2010 in Bangkok, Thailand by Save the Children Sweden Southeast Asia and the Pacific Regional Office.

Languages: English, Thai

 

Positive discipline in the inclusive, learning-friendly classroom: A guide for teachers and teacher educators (2006)

Format: Publication

About: Book (110 pages) containing tools that teachers can use to create an active, positive learning environment for students, in which their behaviour is guided effectively. Published in 2006 in Bangkok, Thailand by UNESCO.

Languages: English

 

Positive Discipline Techniques to Promote Positive Behaviour in Children: Training Manual for Facilitators (2008)

Format: Publication

About: Manual (16 pages) which gives trainers a 3 – 5 hour session for delivery with teachers and others working with children, aimed at promoting the use of positive discipline techniques instead of corporal punishment. Developed as part of the Save the Children India Tsunami Response Programme. Written by Philippa Ramsden and Dr. Buvaneswari and published in 2008 by Save the Children.

Languages: English

 

Resource Packet on Alternatives to Corporal Punishment (2005)

Format: Publication

About: Collection of ideas of alternatives to corporal punishment for parents and teachers. Written by Elizabeth Cardenas and published in 2005 in Belize.

Languages: English

 

The SPARKE Way: Developing a child-centric approach to positive discipline (2011)

Format: Publication

About: Book (75 pages) containing information for teachers about child development, learning difficulties, positive discipline strategies and children’s rights. The book was created as part of the Supporting Positive Alternatives for Raising Kindness in Education (SPARKE) project, which seeks to put a stop to the use of corporal punishment and thereby end physical, verbal and emotional violence against children by delivering teacher training on positive discipline and alternatives to corporal punishment in selected schools for Tibetan refugee children in India and Nepal. Written by Aparna Massey and Jenny Neldemo and published in 2011 in Dehra Dun, India by IM-SOIR, The Swedish Organization for Individual Relief.

Languages: English, Hindi, Nepali, Tibetan (all for purchase: contact Cedar Woods Consulting Group)

 

Strictly Positive: a Resource Guide on Positive Disciplinary Practices (2011)

Format: Publication

About: Resource guide to support positive discipline in Jamaica’s schools. Published in 2011 by the Ministry of Education and UNICEF.

Languages: English

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