Bullying is when an individual or a group of people with more power, repeatedly and intentionally cause hurt or harm to another person or group of people who feel helpless to respond.
Bullying can continue over time, is often hidden from adults, and will probably continue if no action is taken.
Bullying is a relationship problem and requires relationship-based solutions. These are best solved in the social environment in which they occur: in a child or young person's life, this is most often the school.
These actions can cause great distress. However, they're not examples of bullying unless someone is deliberately and repeatedly doing them.
There are many forms of bullying that can take place in the school environment.Read More >
There is a growing awareness in Australia and other parts of the world about the level and impact of bullying in schools.Read More >
Schools and their teaching staff have a duty to take reasonable care for the safety and wellbeing of students.Read More >
Your donation can help keep a child safe from violence.Read More >
Covers risks and incident responses for current cyber trends, including cyber bullying, sexting, impersonation/hacking and trolling/flaming.Read More >
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