GRUNDTVIG PARTNERSHIP "LEARNING POSITIVE DISCIPLINE"
Title of the study: "The education of children on positive discipline. Highlights and current practice in Europe."
Methodology: The research based on the application and analysis of the questionnaires
Target group: parents
The main objective of this research is to identify the forms of discipline used by parents and their attitudes towards physical punishment (slapping, beating).
Structure of the questionnaire:
Section I: profile of the respondent (age, education, residence, employment status)
Section II: two closed questions on respondents' family profile (type of family wealth of the family);
Section III: 6 closed questions that can provide an overview of disciplinary techniques used by parents. A question refers to the techniques used by the respondent’s parents to identify certain similarities or changes (because some parents simply automatically apply the rules which were applied by their own parents and grandparents).
Six Newsletters -home page
After each transnational meeting, an e-newsletter was done. Each newsletter contains information on meeting’s outcomes, and presentations of local activities. These have been used in dissemination activities.
A logo has been created to ensure the project’s visual identity. It has been usen on all project’s official documents (leaflets, guide, presentations, newsletters, minutes, meeting agendas).
The poster has been used in dissemination activities. It contains information about the project (partners, objectives, activities).
The leaflet has been used in dissemination activities. It contains information about the project (partners, argument, goal, objectives, activities, outcomes).
The project site
The site had been the main instrument in the dissemination activities. Sections: Partners, About project, Project meetings, Activities, Dissemination, Results, Evaluation, Resources.
Questionnaire and research "Education of Children".
Highlights and Current Practice in Europe" The questionnaire was filled in by about 3200 people from 10 partner countries. Its objectives: identifying the techniques of positive disciplining used by parents, identifying the parents’ attitude towards physical punishment, making a comparison among the 10 partner countries.
The guide ”Tools for teaching Positive Discipline”
"50 Positive Discipline Techniques"
With the help of all partners, there have been summed up the techniques and methods of positive disciplining. This material is attached as annex to the guide ”Tools for Teaching Positive Discipline”.
European seminar “Communication in positive discipline”
It was held at project’s meeting in Poland (June 2014). The seminar represented an opportunity to share knowledge on methods and experience regarding communication in positive discipline, and to improve information about reflexive listening and first person message.
European seminar “Positive Discipline Techniques”
It was held at project’s meeting in Italy (October 2014). The seminar represented an opportunity to share knowledge on methods, techniques and experience in positive discipline.
Section E.2.Outcomes refers to the products within the partnership, or fulfilled by every partner if these are considered partnership’s outcomes. The final results can be tangible or intangible.
”Share your Experience on Positive Discipline!” International Symposium
It was held in Romania, on 13th December 2014. 153 papers were registered in the symposium. The main objectives of the Symposium were: promoting the techniques of positive discipline in parent-child and teacher-student relationships, sharing of good practice regarding the techniques of positive discipline, acquiring knowledge about techniques of positive discipline by the participants.
The magazine ”Share your experience”
The periodical ”Share your experience” represents the final result of the ”Share your Experience on Positive Discipline!” International Symposium;it contains 153 articles registered in the symposium: 53 articles by participants from Vaslui county, 91 works by participants from 30 counties in Romania, 9 articles by LPD partners (over 500 pages).