A basic NSW government policy that outlines the context(s) of bullying and the responsibilities of principals, school staff, parents, students and communities in regards to bullying. NSW Government Education and Communities. (2011). Bullying: Preventing and responding to student bullying in schools policy. In NSW Government Education and Communities policies. https://www.det.nsw.edu.au/policies/student_serv/discipline/bullying/PD20100415.shtml
Stop using the word ‘bullying’ in school, researchers say “Bullying” is a loaded term to say the very least, and not using it could not only defuse a lot of fear and harmful overreaction when it happens, it could save lives. I’ll get to the life-saving part in a minute, but first the problem with using the word.