And its harmful effects
feel disconnected from school and not like school.
lack quality friendships at school.
have lower academic outcomes, including lower attendance and completion rates.
Some people observed three forms of bullying, including physical, verbal, and cyber.
Bullying can be defined as a form of torture toward an innocent person from another person a bully.
You never know what someone is going through and how your words will effect them.
- 64 per cent of kids had been bullied at school.
- 12 per cent were bullied regularly (once or more a week).
- 13 per cent bullied other students regularly (once or more a week).
- 72 per cent observed bullying at school at least once in a while.
- 40 per cent tried to intervene.
- 64 per cent considered bullying a normal part of school life.
- 20-50 per cent said bullying can be a good thing (makes people tougher, is a good way to solve problems)
- 25-33 per cent said bullying is sometimes OK and/or that it is OK to pick on losers.
- 61-80 per cent said bullies are often popular and enjoy high status among their peers.
Source: Centre For Youth Social Development, UBC Faculty of Education
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