The purpose of this guide is to give everyone—parents, educators, and community members alike—the information to take part in the co-operative, creative problemsolving process of informal dispute resolution. It is intended to serve as a resource support to local school and school division dispute resolution policies and practices. Many schools and school divisions have dispute resolution policies in place, and for them it will serve as supplemental material.
This document and specific sections are available for download as PDF files .
Complete Document (1.8 MB)
Introduction (32 KB)
Chapter 1: Building a Positive School Environment(31 KB)
Chapter 2: Principles of Dispute Resolution
Chapter 3: Approaches to Dispute Resolution
Chapter 4: Helpful Hints (19 KB)
Appendix 1: Rights, Responsibilities, Duties, and Powers (23 KB)
Appendix 2: Problem-Solving/Dispute Resolution Checklist (12 KB)
Appendix 3: Dispute Resolution: Troubleshooting Checklist (12 KB)
Appendix 4: Common Questions (12 KB)
Suggested Resources and Bibliography (32 KB)
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