Anti Bullying Week

How To Recognise When Your Child Is Being Cyberbullied

Diarmuid Hudner | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Parents
Diarmuid Hudner

Cyberbullying, just like any other form of bullying, is harmful to our children. A bullied child is isolated because of their opinions, how they look or what they do. Cyberbullying adds a further dimension in that it allows bullying to be spread faster and wider.

There Is No Such Thing As Bullying

Sarah Newton | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Newton

During Anti- Bullying week awareness increases around the whole topic, I can't help but raise a question that has been on my mind for a while and that is about the actual word Bullying. I can't help but wonder if it isn't time to ditch the word altogether.

My Child Is Being Cyberbullied - How Can I Help?

Diarmuid Hudner | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Parents
Diarmuid Hudner

As parents, we can find it hard to deal with this topic. We simply haven't experienced it ourselves. Let's aim to understand it better together and get three helpful tips on what to do should it happen to your child.

Stop Using The Word 'Bully'

Lana McDonagh | Posted 06.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Lana McDonagh

If you take a few moments to consider how often a label has actually positively impacted your self-esteem or confidence, you will find more often than not, they serve to be reductive and restrictive, promoting both conscious and unconscious prejudice.

Stand Up Against Bullying

Kate Elliott | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Kate Elliott

I hope that by sharing my story and helping prompt the start of a conversation about bullying, other people may feel empowered to share their own story or make an effort to not turn a blind eye to bullying. One of the greatest maintaining factors of silence, making others aware of what's going on and seeking support can enable individuals to get through being bullied.

Shine Your Light On Them #NoBystanders

Radu Asandei | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Radu Asandei

We've seen in the news, homophobes throwing people off of buildings simply for being perceived as gay! All because we dare to love another human being.  How can that be anything but evil?

Cyberbullying: A Parent's Guide to Prevention

Vicki Marinker | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Tech
Vicki Marinker

This week is Anti-Bullying Week so I've been hunting around on the internet (safely obvs) to find the best advice about how to prevent, and deal with bullying - particularly cyberbullying.

Anti-Bullying Week Irony

Lucy Roberts | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Roberts

Studies carried out by The Anti-bulling Aliance show that people living with any form of disability or additional learning need are more likely to be a victim of bullying. Despite this, anyone can become a victim of bullying, and so this year's theme for anti bullying week is 'Lets Stop Bullying for All'.

Homophobic Bullying and the Responsibilities of Children's Television

Shaun Dellenty | Posted 17.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Shaun Dellenty

Still missing is regular, usualised (to use Sue Sanders word) portrayals of LGBT pupils, parents and role models who are happy, successful and kind human beings- just going about their lives. Such portrayals send a vital life-changing message to the emergent young LGBT souls out there.

How Can We Expect the Kids to Sort Their Behaviour Out?

James Wharton | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
James Wharton

While the focus of this week's National Anti-Bullying Week will be aimed at children and teenagers, we mustn't overlook and forget the vast number of adults, some of whom are public officials, who equally need to take heed of this important annual event.

The Internet Has Made Bullying Easier, Let's Fight It This Anti Bullying Week

Sarah Cawood | Posted 15.01.2012 | UK
Sarah Cawood

So when does a hearty teasing turn into something darker and more malicious? And when is bullying just merciless teasing? Should we discourage our children from ribbing each other entirely lest they suffer some sort of emotional damage? I think that depends on the child and the situation.

One In Three Young People Cyberbullied By Abusive Emails, Texts Or Prank Calls

PA | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

More than a third of young people have been affected by cyberbullying, but many do not tell anyone, research suggests. The new study also reveals f...