Legal Dimensions of Education: Implications for Teachers and School Administrators

January 1, 2007|
Legal Dimensions of Education: Implications for Teachers and School Administrators by Jerome G. Delaney
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Canadian educators have a real need to understand the legal dimensions of the classrooms in which they operate. A major aspect of educational administration is dealing with a wide range of conflicts, and in some cases, the law is called upon to resolve them.

Author and education professor Jerome G. Delaney tackles some thorny questions and provides educators with a comprehensive overview of the legal topics they may face in their day-to-day jobs. This knowledge will empower teachers and administrators to be more effective in their roles. Topics include the implications of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms for educators, provincial education acts, teacher collective agreements, due process, teacher liability and negligence, corporal punishment, sexual assault, duty to report, the Youth Criminal Justice Act, and copyright law.

Jerome G. Delaney is currently a professor of educational administration in the Faculty of Education at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Prior to his entrance into academia, he was a high school teacher in the Newfoundland public school system and went on to serve as principal in three high schools in the province. His primary rese...
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Title:Legal Dimensions of Education: Implications for Teachers and School Administrators
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:140 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.47 in
Shipping dimensions:140 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.47 in
Published:January 1, 2007
Publisher:Brush Education
Language:English
ISBN - 13:9781550593143

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