Irish professor to chair UNESCO/DCU anti-bullying initiative

Irish professor to chair UNESCO/DCU anti-bullying initiative
Professor James O’Higgins Norman

Dublin City University has announced the appointment of Prof. James O’Higgins Norman as holder of the UNESCO Chair on Tackling Bullying in Schools and Cyberspace.

He is currently Director of the National Anti-Bullying Centre in DCU.

Professor O’Higgins Norman says the new role will involve sharing best practice across the world.

"What we would be hoping to do is to consolidate all of that international work and get a really strong picture of what is working and what isn't working in relation to tackling bullying in schools and online and then to make our findings available through an interim report in about two years time and then also develop new approaches and highlight new strategies that are being used in different places around the world," he said.

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