Investment in preventing violence against children is a long-term strategy for a sustainable future, and it requires urgent action.
These are challenging times for university leaders, and new research shows ‘smart bullies’ are making life even more difficult.
Elementary school students in Brazil learn healthy ways to resolve conflicts during a three-day workshop in 2019.
When students feel their classrooms are supportive and fair, they behave better, a survey in Brazil found.
President Joe Biden speaks during a rally at Infinite Energy Center to mark his 100th day in office on April 29, 2021, in Duluth, Ga. Biden has spoken often about his lifelong struggle with stuttering.
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Stuttering has gained attention since the election of U.S. President Joe Biden, who has had a stutter since childhood. Research is changing how stuttering is understood, as well as approaches to treatment.
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Workplace bullying and harassment has many guises. Sometimes, it is gendered. Sometimes it is racist. For women of colour, it’s often both.
We often hear of sexual harassment and bullying of a sexual nature being perpetrated by men/boys against women/girls. But it happens within groups too
Research from a unique natural experiment shows how strict ideas about masculinity can emerge when men vastly outnumber women.
If you’re considering homeschooling because your child seems to do better at home, but are unsure if it’s the right thing to do, here are five things to take into account.
A study compared students’ performance in schools that had banned mobiles and schools that hadn’t. They found students who weren’t allowed to use mobile phones in class had higher test scores.
Many anti-bullying programs used in schools are based on theoretical concepts of what may work. Very few of them have been scientifically evaluated, and some may make things worse for victims.
A study of 39 Australian universities has found 20 don’t have an anti-bullying policy relating to students. Bullying is a problem at universities, but their actions lag behind schools and workplaces.
Just 27% of secondary school pupils believe it would be safe to come out as LGBT+ in their schools.
The middle years (between 8 and 14 years old) are a foundational period for development. But these years don’t receive enough support from the education system.
Priti Patel says she didn’t intend to harm staff.
Just because someone doesn’t have a calculated agenda of bullying another person, they can still, perhaps subconsciously, intend to harm them in isolated and emotional moments.
Black youth suffer the negative effects of programs that bring police and racial discrimination into schools.
Waterloo Region District School Board’s suspension of the Student Resource Officer program is one step toward ending racism in schools but much more still needs to be done.
Certain characteristics mean moral rebels are willing to not go with the flow.
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Psychologists have identified the characteristics of ‘moral rebels’ who make the tough choice to stand up for their principles in the face of negative consequences.
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Teachers are more likely to notice ‘real-life’ bullying, and children are less inclined to report when they are targeted online.
The holidays will likely disrupt usual school sleep and wake times.
Many children will be anxious about going back to school. Some might be excited. Either way, there are some things you can do to help ease the transition.
From early childhood to secondary school, your child’s negative friendships could impact their sense of self worth.
If you suspect your child – whether they are in early childhood education and care, primary or secondary school – has a questionable friend, here are some tips on how to deal with it.
A sign and stuffed animal lay at the entrance to Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School ahead of a vigil for murdered 14-year-old Devan Bracci-Selvey, at his high school in Hamilton, Ont., in October 2019.
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A truly new approach to combating bullying would investigate the factors that make bullying attractive, rewarding and legitimized in the first place, both in schools and beyond.