The human violence is one of the major problems of the contemporary society. Examples of types of violence can be seen daily both in public space and the private one, as well as in the institutionalized public one, as it is the case of the School. The suggested communication guide offers an alternative regarding the prevention and fighting the school violence phenomenon. The material assumes that the development of an array of internal and external communication in schools can be a starting point in solving these problems. The guide is aimed primarily teachers and schools and can be downloaded from the project website, the following link
, : based on username and password. The guide is divided into six chapters:
1. Overview of violence
2. Institution internal communication
3. Institution external communication
4. Management of the institution crisis image
5. Communication instruments and channels
6. Final conclusions
The first chapter deals with the concept of violence, by providing a large number of definitions offered over the years by different specialists, as well as school violence typologies.
The second chapter summarizes all the internal communication variants among the participants to education: the headmaster–teachers communication, the headmaster–school counselors communication, headmaster–parents communication, teachers-students communication, teachers-school counselors communication, teachers-students communication, school counselors-students communication, school counselor-parents communication, students-students communication. Within each communication option there are approached aspects regarding the subjects of communication, types of messages, communication instruments, communication frequency.
The third chapter presents external communication variants between school and school inspectorate, Ministry of Education, Teacher’s Training Institution, County School Counselors, Local Public Authorities, Police County Inspectorates, Public Health Department, the Media and the on-line environment. Within each communication option, just like in the second chapter, there are approached aspects regarding the subjects of communication, types of messages, communication instruments, communication frequency.
The fourth chapter contains information concerning the importance of the institution image and the need to establish a strategy for creating its image crisis management of the institution where this occurs, the elements that could guarantee its success , the specific of the image crisis management.
The fifth chapter presents instruments and communication channels: formal and informal meetings, events organized by the educational institution, the on-line environment, press conference.
The sixth chapter includes final conclusions regarding the communication between school, parents, children, in order to fight violence in schools.