The Council of Ontario Directors of Education recently made six recommendations to improve health and safety in Ontario elementary and secondary schools. These recommendations focus on leadership, training, and an annual, professional development day for student and school health and safety. Read more about these recommendations in the Executive Report: A Report on the CODE Student Health and Safety in Schools Project.
CODE has new resources for supervisory officers
Are you interested in reading about health and safety from the perspective of a supervisory officer? Then take a look at this Council of Ontario Directors of Education resource: Student Safety: A Guide for Supervisory Officers, Principals and Vice-Principals. This guide describes school board and supervisor duties and responsibilities for school safety. Read about legal responsibility, due diligence, hazard identification, risk assessment, training and supervision. The companion resource for elementary schools administrators is Student Safety in Elementary Science and Technology Grades 7 and 8.
Student Safety: A Guide for Supervisory Officers, Principals and Vice-Principals
Student Safety in Elementary Science and Technology Grades 7 and 8
Executive Report – A Report on the CODE Student Health and safety