Dealing with intimidating students
While most of us rightly want to be exceptional in some way or another, we often feel a lot of social and moral pressure not to think of ourselves as generally better than others.And, even more urgently, we feel pressure not to convey to others that we think ourselves superior and not to be primarily by a desire to be generally better than others.Furthermore, while parents are entitled to “reasonable consultation” with their child’s teacher both the teacher and parent are required to “conduct themselves in a respectful manner”.Section 22(3) states a person in or on school property commits a punishable offence when that person “uses threatening or abusive language” or if someone “speaks or acts in such a way as to impair the maintenance of order and discipline in or on the school property”.Some schools may have restorative justice or mediation programs to help resolve conflicts.In cases where there has been a serious incident or ongoing problems with an individual, he or she may be barred from school property.If they do not agree, the court can order a peace bond, if there are reasonable grounds for your fears. The information in our publications is not a substitute for legal advice.
For some cases they may recommend dealing with the situation outside of court by using a Community Justice Forum or other restorative justice models to help parties work together to resolve conflict. Its goal is to provide New Brunswickers with information on the law. E3B 5H1 Phone: (506) 453-5369 Fax : (506) 462-5193 Email: [email protected] Printed by Back to You and Your Rights Disclaimer: Please note that our website contains general information about the law.
Policy 703 In Policy 703 the Department of Education makes a commitment to Positive Learning Environments.
Some of the statements include the following: outlines the role of parents in s. It states that parents are expected to “communicate reasonably with school personnel employed at the school” and “have due care for the conduct of his or her child”.
To determine which procedure is appropriate for your situation you should refer to the policy. Tips for teachers dealing with inappropriate behaviour: If there is conflict between a parent or student and a teacher, the first step is often to meet one-on-one with the parent/student and attempt to resolve the problem or come to an agreement.
If this initial meeting is unsuccessful, the principal may be involved and attempt to bridge the gap between the people involved.
If you are concerned for your safety, your family or your property, the police may be able to assist you in obtaining a peace bond. H-11 703: ca/0000/pol/e/703Harassment in the Workplace Policy ca/0163/ool-blo/Justice Canada Stalking is a Crime Called Criminal Harassment Code R. PLEIS-NB receives funding and in-kind support from the Department of Justice Canada, the New Brunswick Law Foundation and the Department of Justice of New Brunswick. This is not a complete statement of the law on particular topics.