Let’s Be Honest
We are living in an unprecedented time. The digital era has introduced a range of significant challenges and opportunities for our culture – amplifying both the brightest and darkest aspects of human nature.
As a consequence; whether it’s online or in the classroom, youth violence and bullying has reached a fever pitch. We’ve had enough! It’s time to fight back.
Understanding The Issue
The common denominator of all types of bullying is the absence or erosion of sympathy. Therefore, nurturing empathy is at the heart if interventions to reduce bullying.
The ‘Culture of Bullying’ grows in environments that lack dialogue and compromise. So, it’s critical that we engage in an open discussion of the problem in order to shine light on it.
STATS ON BULLYING
280,000 students are physically attacked in secondary schools each month.
1-in-4 teachers see nothing wrong with bullying and will intervene 4% of the time.
Nearly 42% of kids have been bullied online and almost 1-in-4 have had it happen more than once.