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    Schools need more robust and vigilant governance

    Jeffers, Gerry (2023) Schools need more robust and vigilant governance. Irish Times 14 March 2023.

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    Shocking revelations about the abuse of children in schools generate waves of anxiety and concern throughout society. They prompt particular questions for parents, educators and policymakers. "Is/was my child safe in that school?" cuts to the heart of our desire to ensure children can grow and flourish in caring environments. Questions for those in positions of management, leadership and teaching in schools include: "Do the policies and procedures we have in place actually work to the good of the students?" and "Are such policies evaluated regularly, systematically and with transparency?"

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Parents & parenting; Children & youth; Bullying; Education; Employment;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Education
    Item ID: 17029
    Depositing User: Dr. Gerry Jeffers
    Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2023 12:46
    Journal or Publication Title: Irish Times 14 March 2023
    Publisher: The Irish Times DAC
    Refereed: Yes

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