A new film could inspire parents to truly celebrate difference and so head off bullying, writes Helen O’Callaghan
Some principals may be too dismissive in how they deal with homophobic bullying in primary schools, researchers have found.
A national anti-bullying programme focusing on changing bystander behaviour should be rolled out immediately in Irish schools, a leading expert urges.
Ireland has been found to have one of the highest rates of “sexting” among young people in Europe with at least a quarter of teenagers admitting they send sexually graphic messages.
A national anti-bullying programme needs to be rolled out across the country according to a panel of experts behind Ireland’s first online resource to help those affected.
Schools have a “heavy, almost oppressive culture” that encourages homophobia, a leading anti-bullying academic has said.
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