A circuit-breaking power that allows a child to be moved to a different school for the safety of others is among a raft of changes to education legislation that came into effect in South Australia on 1 July.
A unique program that seeks to teach students anti bullying tactics through the use of acrobatics and parkour has made its way into schools across NSW – and soon Backflips Against Bullying will expand into other states too.
eSafety Commissioner, Julie Inman Grant, discusses how schools and educators can work with parents to deal with online challenges faced by young people.
Bullying expert, Associate Professor Barbara Spears, discusses the challenges of addressing bullying in schools and the role of the wider community in influencing behavioural change.
Finalists in Interrelate’s 2019 Say No To Bullying Poster Competition were honoured during a ceremony at Government House, with an 11-year-old student from Lennox Head Public School named the winner for her artwork depicting this year’s theme Be Kind, Lend a Hand.
Child development expert, Dr Lesley-anne Ey, discusses the importance of educating children from an early age about the differences between bullying and conflict, and the effects bullying can have on their peers.