Friday November 27, 2020

Ian Power: Ways we can solve the bullying problem

Bullying in our schools is by no means a new phenomenon, but it is puzzling that it remains a perennial one

11th December, 2016
Every child has the right to grow up safe and be protected from harm Picture: iStock

Recent events at a school in Dublin have once again put the spotlight on the issue of bullying and child protection in our educational establishments.

Many of our children struggle with the inevitable challenges posed by the transition from adolescence to adulthood, but for some this is made even more difficult by being subjected to debilitating bullying from other young people.

Schools are first and foremost places of learning, and too often we expect schools...

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