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Progressive Discipline is a strategy within a Whole School Approach that promotes positive student behaviour and enables the school administrator to choose from a con​tinuum of interventions and supports to address inappropriate student behaviour. Positive student behaviour is promoted at school by helping students make good choices.


Progressive Discipline has several important elements, including: 
  • Engaging parents — ongoing dialogue with parents about students’ achievement and behaviour
  • Helping students learn — students have opportunities to learn from the choices they make
  • Offering supports — early intervention and on-going support for students is critical

Schools help prevent inappropriate behaviour by implementing pro-active programs such as bullying prevention and intervention, character education and citizenship development.

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