Mr Turnbull was deeply affected by the recent death of Northern Territory teenager Amy “Dolly” Everett, who took her own life after she was bullied online. Mr Turnbull sent the letters to all schools to urge them to get involved in this month’s national day of action against bullying to try to prevent similar tragedies*.
Call to ban smartphones in schools to prevent cyberbullying and improve students’ focus on learning AUSTRALIA’S Federal Education Minister has called for smartphones to be banned in classrooms. Senator Simon Birmingham made the call this week as figures show half of children were victim to cyberbullies in the past year. Cyberbullying is when children are
We saw this excellent film on the weekend which highlights cyber-bullying amoungst other issues related to use of the internet. It has to be said it is a dark film as director Henry Alex Rubin explores the destructive potential of the internet. The cyber-bullying involves an introverted teenage goth, when he becomes the victim of a