Following years of research into the risks and benefits posed to children and teenagers by the internet, Flinders University has published a comprehensive classroom resource to empower students and provide teachers with lessons and information to address cyberbullying.
Some of the most common approaches adults take to bullying among school students may not be the most effective, according to two experts on the topic. When it comes to bullying, they say adults must start by listening to the bullied child rather than rushing into action.
“Think before you act” are the words schoolgirl Trinity Sheridan wrote above her drawing of a young girl crying, against a background of insults such as “Fat!”, “Weird”, “Ugly” and “Stupid”. Read more
A record number of schools across Australia took a stand against bullying on 16 March, with almost two million students signed up to participate in the country’s key annual anti-bullying event. Read more
As Australia marked the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence on 16 March, a website has provided key signs which can indicate to parents that their children may be being bullied. Read more
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has written to school principals across the country in a bid to tackle bullying and violence. Read more