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Zero-Tolerance For Bully Teachers

June 21st, 2009 · No Comments

What would you do if you suspected your teenager was being bullied – by a teacher?
That’s the question I was invited to contemplate this week.
The teenager confided to her mother that her music teacher humiliated her in front of the class last week. She was performing a composition as part of a practical exam and [...]

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Tags: Bullying · Education

What If That Was Your Child Being Bullied?

June 2nd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Vision of teenage girls kicking and punching each other was splashed across the commercial news channels last night. Another child had captured the action on her mobile phone and reported the incident.
No parent could view that footage without feeling the chill of ‘what if’. What if that was my child?
For the first time [...]

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Tags: Bullying · Education · Media · Violence