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Short Course in Managing Violence in Schools - Contact Tuition

Interests: Violence


Introduction

This 2 day workshop provides school managers and educators with the knowledge to recognize the signs of gender-based violence, understand the causes and effects and be able to prevent and respond to circumstances of gender-based violence in their schools. Much of this violence is perpetrated against women and girls. In South African schools, 39% of girls say they have experienced some type of sexual violence. Educators experience this violence on a daily basis. It is therefore essential that school educators are equipped with the knowledge to understand the causes of violence and gender-based violence, understand the strategies for organizing and preventing violence in their school and be equipped with the resources to support learners and victims of violence.

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Who Should Enrol

Any school manager and educator working in a primary or secondary school. This course is ideal for those educators that have experienced violence or gender-based violence in their schools and would like to obtain skills to better manage it in the future.

Course Structure

A 2-day interactive contact session combined with distance education through a comprehensive self-study guide, developed by international experts in the field

SOME OF THE TOPICS COVERED

  • Violence: Magnitude, Nature, Drivers and Consequences
  • Understanding Gender Based Violence
  • Violence Containment and Prevention
  • Caring about Violence within Schools
  • Counselling in Violence Centred Scenarios
  • The South African Domestic Violence Act
  • Responding to Perpetrators of GBV

Certification

To qualify for the certificate of attendance for this short course, participants should attend the workshop as well as complete assessments where applicable.

Contact Details

Ilana van der Merwe

Tel: 012 816 9099
Fax: 012 807 7165
E-mail: ilanavdm@foundation.co.za

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Address: PO Box 75324, Lynnwood Ridge, 0040
Website: www.foundation.co.za