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Here is another example of an engaging practice that, from a professional experience, fosters students’ SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT. By school engagement we mean students’ observable participation in school activities, sense of belonging to classmates and teachers, and valuing success in school-related goals.
It is implemented by: Teachers, other educational professionals, students
It is directed at students aged: 9-11
Target group: Single student-centered, group-centered, class-centered, whole school approach
Main subjects involved: Maths, Languages, Science and Technology, Social Science, Arts, Physical Education, Social Skills, Digital Skills, Cross curricular
ICT involvement: no
Description of the practice: This practice helps students to become more tolerant of diversity and more cohesive.
This can be achieved by good teacher-student relations, building a good atmosphere, creating a sense of security, minimising any form of discrimination (physical and verbal), building students’ tolerance for each other’s differences
Accessible to any student: yes
Meaningful participation for every student: yes
Why?: A student is more likely to come to school if he or she can feel confident that it is safe to be in the classroom.
Support to the practice: yes