Schools Responsibilty in keeping our Kids Safe

This article scratches the surface of the agenda in question, but I will do my best to cover the key aspects. As a wrote in my first article, we lack a universally accepted definition of bullying, but all definitions you

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Who Bullies & Why?

Labelling a child a bully doesn’t sit well with me. Even labelling an adult a bully seems ill fitting, because to me it almost implies it is a choice that has been made by that individual. There are too many

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Signs & Symptoms of Bullying

Silent treatment, grunting, “I’m fine”, bedroom retreat, “don’t want to go to school”… The list goes on, but what is normal child/adolescent behaviour and what is a sign that your child is unhappy or scared in school? Dr. Dan Olweus

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Who gets Bullied and Why?

When you ask a group of kids why someone gets bullied, one will say it’s because they’re too big, another will say they’re too small. One will say too smart, one will say too stupid. One will say too sporty,

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A New Way of Dealing with Bullying

Reported bullying in school more often than not leads to detention, suspensions and expulsions – children being rapped over the knuckles and grounded for being mean. But look at a school’s list for detention each week and tell me the

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Defining Bullying

Bullying changes with every situation, with every new manifestation and every child and indeed parent involved. Its complexity is not lost on those involved. Dr. Dan Olweus, the grandfather of bullying research and intervention, stated, “A person is bullied when

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Jennifer Ryan

Jennifer Ryan is the founder and director of Solutions. She obtained her BSc in Psychology in 2003. She then graduated from the Univerisity of Leicester with a MSc in Applied Forensic Psychology in 2006. Jennifer’s research paper in 2006 was titled

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