Child Protection Policy

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THE CHILD PROTECTION POLICY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION STATISTICS          NCR CAR REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION I II III IV-A IV-B V VI - - 59 1 4 2 4 22 3 0 1        REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION REGION VII VIII IX X XI XII XIII- 5 2 4 1 1 2 1 CHILD ABUSE AND RELATED COMPLAINTS REFERRED TO CENTRAL OFFICE AS OF AUGUST, 2010 TO PRESENT Physical, Verbal and Sexual Abuse and Violence inflicted by Teachers & Other School Personnel A. 3 out of 10 children in Grades 1-3 and almost 5 out of 10 from high school experience physical violence (such as pinching and hitting) committed by teachers; B. Approximately 4 out of 10 children in Grades 1-3 and 7…show more content…
It includes, but is not limited to the following acts: 1. 2. 3. 4. Physical violence Sexual violence Psychological violence Other acts of violence  “Corporal Punishment” - refers to a kind of punishment or penalty imposed for an alleged or actual offense, which is carried out or inflicted, for the purpose of discipline, training or control, by a teacher, school administrator, an adult, or any other child who has been given or has assumed authority or responsibility for punishment or discipline.  “Bullying or Peer Abuse” – refers to willful aggressive behavior that is directed towards a particular victim who may be out-numbered, younger, weak, with disability, less confident, or otherwise vulnerable, more particularly: a. Bullying b. Cyber-bullying 3. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF SCHOOLS  Ensure the institution of effective child protection policies and procedures and monitor compliance thereof; Ensure that the school adopts a child protection policy, organize and convene Child Protection Committee (CPC) for the school; Conduct the capacity building activities for the members of the CPC and Guidance Counselors/Teachers; Ensure that the participatory and other rights of children are respected and upheld in all matters and procedures affecting their welfare; Coordinate with appropriate offices and other agency or
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