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Classroom violence - statistics UK

Written by ANT Telecom | 31 Oct 2017
Educating our future generations is becoming more of a battle than a challenge for many teachers and classroom support staff. Since rules around discipline became redundant after the days of ruler slapping for menial wrongdoings during lessons, or the threat of a belt in many homes, by the 90s, you ...

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What is school violence?

Written by ANT Telecom | 26 Oct 2017
What is School Violence? Ask this question, and chances are all thoughts will turn to the in-house fighting between pupils inside of its walls. Unfortunately, in recent years such violence has reached disturbing levels, but it is more likely to happen outside of the school-grounds and doesn’t ...

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Intruder Alert - School Lockdown

Written by ANT Telecom | 24 Oct 2017
Individual schools are increasingly aware of the concepts of total and partial lockdown in response to potential threats from a range of sources as varied as intruders, dangerous animals and serious pollution incidents. However, overall, the planned response to these risks is still ad hoc and ...

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Teachers survival guide - 10 ways Teachers can Prevent School Violence

Written by ANT Telecom | 17 Oct 2017
School violence is among the leading concerns for both veteran and new teachers. In the majority of instances, it has been established that other students are almost always aware of their schoolmates’ plans to cause violence. Studies reveal that 4 out of 10 teachers have experienced some form of ...

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What are the risks faced by schools regarding safety?

Written by ANT Telecom | 13 Oct 2017
Most people, whether they live alone or not, have house alarms, and their cars have alarms and tracking devices. Yet, a teacher, who by definition is a lone worker, spending hours in an environment where the risks of facing real threats of violence is increasing by 4% each year, has little ...

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Are Your School Safety Guidelines Protecting Your Teachers?

Written by ANT Telecom | 3 Oct 2017
At the beginning of the school year, teachers are mostly concerned with learning all they can about new pupils, and desperately trying to remember their names. But every day, teachers are on their own in a room vastly outnumbered by pupils. Generally, this is not a cause for concern, but problems ...

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3 Issues With School Safety in the UK

Written by ANT Telecom | 29 Aug 2017
The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), a teachers’ union in the UK, conducted a survey on pupil violence towards teachers. The research suggested that over 40% of over 1000 teachers surveyed in the UK experienced physical violence towards them during their career. More than three out of ...

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