This article from The Herald Sun reports the Victoria Liberal Party plan to get tough at school by introducing a “zero tolerance approach to bullying in schools. Somewhat disappointing, a statement put out by James Melino (Labour) maintains a “zero tolerance approach already exists yet hundreds of cases were called into 3AW Neil Mitchell program.
It’s Lisa’s heartwrenching story about her daughter, a victim of bullying in 2017 that must make us all think about how we can bring to an end heartless bullying in Australia. How can we help Lisa and her daughter overcome the bullies, the bullying, the stigma, the outdated attitudes of the school and it’s staff?
Bullies target physical appearance, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation – UN reports “School violence and bullying is a grave violation of the right to education,” said Irina Bokova, Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the agency that oversaw the report and co-organized an international symposium on the subject now underway in
I started to feel anxious. I found it harder and harder to sleep and I lost my appetite. THE THINGS WE DON’T USUALLY TALK ABOUT Bill Masters* witnessed years of cruelty as a teacher, only to become a victim himself. Iwas a high school teacher for more than 25 years. I taught in four schools