analyse factors contributing to a safe and caring school (e.g., respect for diversity, prevention of harassment and intimidation)
Richard Vernon takes Bender aside and locks him in a storage room and attempts to instigate a physical altercation.
This confrontation illustrates how administration could create a hostile environment. Teachers and school staff should look to foster positive relationships with students. They should strive to makes students feel safe. Students should feel comfortable coming to them with issues related with school safety. The teacher should not be the issue of school safety.