Glossary of terms used on this siteThere are 1025 entries in this glossary.
descriptive of behaviour where strength influence or status is used to intimidate or oppress others. It is most normally used of schoolchildren but is recognised as occurring more widely in the workplace in society at large and in the family.
a pejorative term for a management system or organisation dominated by excessive rules numerous officials complicated procedures and voluminous paperwork.
in Scotland historically schools maintained by a burgh usually through the town corporation.
a short period during a lecture or similar where students are asked to discuss an issue or generate ideas in small groups comprised of other students in the immediate vicinity of where they are seated.