Ministry of Education, Guyana

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Order and Discipline in Schools

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It is the responsibility of the Administrative and Non-Administrative staff of the school to ensure that its climate is one in which order and discipline prevail.

  It is the responsibility of the Administrative and Non-Administrative staff of the school to ensure that its climate is one in which order and discipline prevail. All members of staff must consistently and impartially enforce the rules and code…
Benefits That Accure From The Maintenance Of Order And Discipline:
The maintenance of order and discipline in schools depend on several key persons playing important roles.
Offences/Unacceptable behaviours are classified into two main sub-categories
This is a form of punishment that may be administered to a learner. The learner is detained in school, especially after school hours.
This is the debarring of a learner from participating in any co-curricular activity
This occurs when a learner who behaves in an unacceptable manner is removed from the regular classroom activities, for one teaching period only, and is isolated in a closely supervised environment.
Suspension is the prevention of a learner from attending school for a specified period of time.
The use of physical interventions by school staff
Locker, Bag, Body and School Premises
This is the permanent removal of a learner from a school, or from the formal school system.
A learner who is under 14 years 6 months and has committed an expellable offence and has been given a hearing and found guilty must be expelled from the school at which the offense was committed and enrolled at a…
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