La seguridad y la protección en educación. Necesidades pedagógicas y derechos fundamentales de los estudiantes


  • Elda de Waal School of Educational Sciences. North-West University: Vaal Triangle Faculty
  • Mary Grösser School of Educational Sciences. North-West University: Vaal Triangle Faculty


En un sentido estricto, la seguridad y la protección en educación implican la ausencia de daños causados tanto a estudiantes como a sus educadores. No obstante, las últimas publicaciones sobre legislación educativa están prestando especial atención a aspectos más amplios en cuestión de seguridad y protección, tales como problemas de falta de seguridad emocional (por ejemplo, debida al acoso) y falta de seguridad pedagógica (por ejemplo, debida a una enseñanza discriminatoria). Si bien existe una importante cantidad de literatura en materia de legislación y políticas educativas con respecto a las dimensiones físicas de la seguridad y la protección, poco se ha investigado acerca de la seguridad pedagógica, especialmente desde el punto de vista de aquellos que se han visto directamente afectados: los estudiantes que ocupan el aula. Según nuestro estudio empírico, el aspecto más negativo es la falta de coherencia entre las obligaciones legales de cumplir las necesidades pedagógicas y los derechos fundamentales de los estudiantes, y los enfoques de enseñanza y aprendizaje en las aulas. Por tanto, este estudio pretende concienciar sobre la necesidad de forjar una colaboración transdisciplinar más sólida entre la legislación educativa y los procesos de enseñanza-aprendizaje.

Palabras clave

necesidades pedagógicas, derechos fundamentales, seguridad escolar, protección escolar


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