1.1.1 Opportunity for parents to help
support their child's teacher.
1.1.2 Administrative duties are completed with
the help of room parents.
1.1.3 One-on-one support from the room parents will help the pupils
gain valuable skills and assist teachers with their teaching.
1.1.4 The teacher's productivity increases and student
achievement rate rises as a result of a program like this.
1.2 Peer Reviewing
1.2.1 Teachers will help each other and receive constructive support to
help and better their teaching methods and techniques.
1.2.2 Encourages teacher unity and teamwork.
1.2.3 Support system will help alleviate the stress
levels that come with a teaching job.
2 Assistance For Struggling Pupils
2.1 Room Parent Programs
2.1.1 Individualized attention for the students who struggle with the different
tasks at hand e.g. reading, writing etc. Also available for all students in
the class, should they need attention when their teacher is occupied.
2.1.2 Gives the teacher a chance to spend
more time with the students that need
2.2 Small Group Tuition Programs
2.2.1 With the help of the small tutor group, struggling
students will have another aid at their disposal
should they require it. Provides students chance to
review work within their tuition group with the tutor
and receive the extra attention the require.
2.2.2 Could also provide a chance for a
child's parent to become involved in
their child's school environment
should they not have the chance to
do so at home.
2.3 "Flipping The Classroom"
2.3.1 Independent of parental support.
2.3.2 Uploading lessons to the internet so students
have the opportunity to watch the lessons again at
home or after school if they missed anything. Also
for students to stay after school if they don't have
access to internet at home.
2.3.3 Gives the teacher chance
to help students with
2.3.4 More time for the teachers to support their
students and to review work on an one-to-one
basis which they did not understand.
3 Lack Of Textbook Availability
3.1 Photocopy Store Bookshops
3.1.1 Creating online libraries of the textbooks the students will
need will give them a chance to access the books or
extracts of the books at any time that they wish.
3.1.2 Cost effective - Will cost 20% less to
print than a fully published
3.1.3 This would be a completely legal operation as the
shops will be in direct contact with the publishers.
3.1.4 Schools will be able to buy their textbooks in bulk,
providing teachers with the adequate amount of resources
for their classrooms. It will also prevent problems such as
borrowing and stealing of textbooks as each student will
have their own.
4 Student Alcohol Abuse
4.1 Readdressing The Norm
4.1.1 Implementing a culture within the school that is contrary to the norm of
society and that discourages binge drinking. This will teach the students to
rethink their actions or what the consequences can be if they continue with
4.1.2 Strict disciplinary system within the
school that emphasizes a no-drinking
policy on school campus or school
4.1.3 Alcohol awareness talks provided to
students which will address the dangers
of binge drinking and how to drink
4.2 Clarify Values With Leaners
4.2.1 Encouraging students to practice positive values within their lives
and interactions with their peers. Teaching them to be good
examples within the school and their community will be a testament
to positive behavior without the influence of alcohol.
4.3 Peer Pressure Resistance Training
4.3.1 Educating the students on peer
pressure and what it involves.
Explaining that it is prevalent within the
school will encourage students to be
aware of signs of peer pressure and
when to seek help when it gets serious
i.e abusive or otherwise.
4.3.2 Training students to resist peer pressure and what it leads to.
explaining that giving in to the pressure is Not conducive to
optimum academic performance and could actually hinder the
ability to learn and excel.
4.4 Free Counseling Sessions
4.4.1 Free counseling sessions provided to students and
their parents will encourage a positive relationship
between the two parties and hopefully lead to more
4.4.2 Attracts students who previously
might not have been interested
due to financial constraints.
4.4.3 Provides a trusted individual with whom the student can be
open and candid. The student would be able to confide in
this individual with no shame or any worry that their parents,
teachers or peers would be informed of their actions.
4.5 Parent and Community Programs
4.5.1 Involves the parents and educates
them on the dangers of alcohol abuse.
Provides help to parents should they
have a problem with alcoholism
4.5.2 Making a conscious effort to fight alcohol abuse within the community
surrounding the school. Perhaps running various extra-mural activities to
keep children off the streets and out of situations where copious
amounts of alcohol will be consumed.