Tuesday 26 September 2017

Stephen James Minton: Parents and schools must unite to defeat the bullies

Stephen James Minton

WHAT can teachers and parents do about school bullying? Firstly, an important factor is to work out precisely what we mean by the term.

Most experts acknowledge a number of key aspects. Firstly, bullying behaviour is aggressive -- verbally, psychologically or physically.

Secondly, it is deliberate on the part of the perpetrator and is generally unprovoked on the part of the victim.

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