Safe schools

What does the research say?

Under the Education Act, there is a Provincial Code of Conduct that outlines behaviour expectations and consequences, which is often referred to as the Safe Schools Act. In this section you can learn more about safe schools and student discipline.

  • 2008

    Shaping a culture of respect in our schools

    Ontario Safe Schools Action Team, 2008 This advisory group to the Ontario government reviewed issues of gender-based violence, homophobia, sexual harassment and inappropriate sexual behaviour in schools and made recommendations.

  • 2008

    Summary of changes to the Safe Schools Act

    People for Education, 2008. An overview of changes to the safe schools component of the Education Act.

  • 2008

    Review of the roots of youth violence

    Ontario Inquiry, 2008 This review by Roy McMurtry and Alvin Curling  found that youth violence has deep social roots, and recommended many changes, including a comprehensive youth policy with measurable.