Violence and its Influence on Students’ Well-being and Ability to Cope in Estonian Schools

By Loone Ots, Marika Veisson, Viive-Riina Ruus, Mare Leino, Ene-Silvia Sarv, Linda Pallas and Anneli Veisson.

Published by The Learner Collection

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This report is a study of student’s well-being and ability to cope at school and other student environments in Estonia in 2004. Threats, actual violence, a comparison of issues by gender, breakdown by school grade levels, relevance of language of instruction and geographical position are among the factors taken into consideration. The data used is that of the state-funded research project ‘School as a Developmental Environment and Students’ Coping’, a study of factors for school dropout that includes issues related to security, misdemeanour and attitudes towards school

Keywords: School Environment, School Violence, Coping, Students

The International Journal of Learning, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp.57-68. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 574.489KB).

Dr. Loone Ots

Senior Researcher, Dpt of Educational Studies, Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia

Loone Ots (1965) is a senior researcher at the Department of Educational Sciences of Tallinn University, Estonia. Having defended her PhD on multi-cultural teaching of Estonian literature on the level of higher education, her main topics of research are focused on multicultural approach to teaching in general and higher education, cultural studies in the curriculum and e-learning environments. The author of several, mostly computer-biased study tools. Beside research activities, she teaches subjects related to history of culture of the Baltic countries. Currently, she is a member of the national funded research program “School as a Developmental Environment and Students’ Coping”.

Marika Veisson

Professor, Educational Sciences, Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia

Viive-Riina Ruus

Professor Emerita, Educational Sciences, Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia

Mare Leino

Assistant Professor, Educational Sciences, Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia

Ene-Silvia Sarv

Doctorate, Educational Sciences, Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia

Linda Pallas

Educational Sciences, Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia

Anneli Veisson

Educational Sciences, Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia


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