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Ensuring a safe learning environment for every student at school is a major responsibility of educators, school administrators, and policy makers in our society. The objectives of this study are (1) to examine the characteristics of students who fear being victimized by school violence and (2) to examine teacher and school characteristics associated with students’ fear. The study found that low achievers reported a higher level of fear of school violence than high achievers.
Updated: May. 25, 2010
Dealing with School Violence: The Effect of School Violence Prevention Training on Teachers' Perceived Self-Efficacy in Dealing with Violent Events
This study deals with the relationship between school violence prevention training and teachers' perceived self-efficacy in handling violent events. Three indicators were used to examine teachers' self-efficacy: personal teaching efficacy (PTE), teachers' efficacy in the school as an organisation (TESO), and teachers' outcome efficacy (TOE). A significant relationship was found between teachers who reported receiving high levels of support from the school and TOE in dealing with violence.
Updated: Jan. 12, 2010