Stance against Violence at Schools: School Staff's Ethical Roles in the Well-Being of Students in Turkey

Turkum A. S.

CULTURA-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY OF CULTURE AND AXIOLOGY, vol.7, no.2, pp.164-170, 2010 (AHCI) identifier identifier


Violence, especially against children, is a very serious problem worldwide. Violence at schools is one aspect of violence against children and it occurs in the similar ways in Turkey as it does in other countries. The studies on the roles and functions of school staff reveal that there is a problem with regard to this issue in Turkey. This study aims to discuss school staff's ethical roles in ensuring the wellbeing of students in Turkey. The current situation of violence at schools in the country is discussed in terms of the expected roles of school staff.