What does it say about our loose use of the term ‘bullying’ if the most powerful man in the world can claim to be a victim?
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June was a banner month for bullying. Not surprisingly, Donald Trump was in the thick of it. His offensive tweets about MSNBC co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough are Exhibit A. Adrienne Watson…
Students outside Columbine High School in Colorado in April 1999 following the mass shooting there. Some speculated that the shooters sought revenge for having been bullied.
Youth who are bullied may be at even higher risk than other youth for gun violence. These bullied youngsters were three times more likely to have access to a loaded gun, a recent study states.
Teenagers who bully also have a high risk of mental health issues.
When it comes to bullying, there is a common misconception that children neatly fall into a category of bully, victim, or not involved. This is not the case.
Students are more reluctant to seek help from teachers than from friends or parents.
Fear of repercussions and the feeling of not being taken seriously are two reasons why children who are bullied don’t seek help from teachers.
Methods used to get athletes to their peak would be unacceptable outside of the stadium, but success papers over a lot of cracks.
Understanding how bullying evolved may help us deal with it in modern society.
Bullying behaviors can leave lasting damage.
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A scholar says bullying prevention programs fail to recognize that sexual harassment could be related to bullying.
The current education system lends itself to heightened stress levels among staff – and the empowerment of bullies.
Former carer Natalie Ottini shared her experiences of working in residential group homes on the ABC’s Four Corners program.
We have decades of evidence showing the widespread abuse and neglect suffered by children in the out-of-home care system. The agencies responsible for allowing the abuse have little to fear.
What has the ‘Trump effect’ been on children?
At this time, researchers cannot prove a direct relationship. But social learning theory shows that people learn from one another, via observation, imitation and modeling.
How to spot a bully at work. It’s not as easy as you might think.
Teachers need support to make sure they deal well with diversity and conflict.
Teachers need training and support to deal with increasing diversity in their classrooms.
The big beast.
Looming, leering, jabbing and swiping – is Trump’s distinctive physicality messing with voters’ minds?
One in five 14- to 15-year-olds have been cyberbullied.
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Children and adolescents relate to each other through social media, for good and for bad.
Waiting at church: Migrants staying at Sant'Antonio Parish in Ventimiglia, Italy.
Research in Italy shows bullies can be prejudiced against immigrants.
Time to listen.
Fighting back is not the best strategy.
One in five students report being bullied in school.
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The most effective weapons in the fight to stop LGBTQ bullying might just be quite simple – young people coming together to talk, laugh and share their lives.
Tackling entrenched sexualised mistreatment in a large organisation such as the Australian Federal Police is far more than a numbers game.
To say a workplace problem is systemic means that its underlying causes are deeply embedded in the structures and everyday practices of an organisation.
Children with albinism are often teased and bullied by their peers.
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Children with albinism are teased and physically bullied by classmates who don’t understand their condition. They withdraw from learning – and many ultimately leave school early.
In a study, children with disability reported being insulted and physically abused while at school.
Students with disability are experiencing a range of harms in schools, and teachers are struggling to support students with increasingly complex needs.