Among the basic principles of Yago School, we want to highlight traditional values, so necessary in today’s society; respect, discipline and effort, combined with autonomy, tolerance, responsibility, friendship and solidarity, form an essential formula to help pupils face learning the different subjects. Without these, knowledge never comes. Therefore, our pupils’ whole education begins by attending to these essential humanistic aspects first, and to achieve that we work on them monthly in all the stages of the school.
The objective of educating in values is to accompany, stimulate and guide pupils in the development of their moral conscience, having, as an objective, the progressive growth of his personal autonomy and his sense of social responsibility.
Bullying Prevention Programme: KiVa
Yago School is part of a group of exclusive schools in Spain that are implementing KiVa, the Finnish bullying prevention school program.
This innovative anti-bullying program was developed by the University of Turku (Finland) and it is the most scientifically proven anti-bullying program in the world. Currently, KiVa is present in more than 15 countries worldwide and its effectiveness has been demonstrated scientifically in different cultures. Some of the results show that children perceive a safer and happier environment (which improves the learning environment); bullying cases disappear or are reduced by around 90%; children’s anxiety levels are reduced; improvement in their attitudes and their social skills, and teachers and peers are more valued by the students themselves. In general, the evidence points to a very positive effect on school life.