Tag Archives: School Bullying - part 2

Suicide Facts Parents Should Know

Suicide can be a frightening word to parents of teenagers. The challenge of raising a teenager in today’s world is hard enough without the added stress of worrying about their child’s risks of harming themselves. However, it is important that parents have awareness of suicide facts that may impact their teen. Suicide is the third

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Homework Answers: Do You Really Need Them?

Homework is incredibly important in school and, over the years, schools have put more and more focus on it. Children as young as kindergarten get homework and this load increases as they move up in grades. It is not uncommon for high school students to have at least three hours of homework a night, sometimes

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Bullying in Singapore: Between the Classroom and the Office

 Bullying is defined by a repetitive harmful behavior that targets a particular person with the intention of intimidating them or causing physical or psychological damage. The act can be performed by a single person or a group, and in school campus, online, or even in the workplace. There are many media that bullies abuse to

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Bullying in South Korea: The Why and the How

As well known, bullying is a major problem around the world, one with consequences far greater than the bullies can understand. Affecting younger kids and teens alike, the abuse can leave not only physical but also emotional and psychological scars. The terminology and tactics of bullying in South Korea might be a little different from

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Bullying in Saudi Arabia: A Cultural Overview

Bullying is a worldwide issue that our classrooms are infested with. Since the phenomenon depends on various cultural and social factors, the numbers and the percentages tend to differ from one country to another. Statistics have a lot to say, but they don’t always draw the most accurate of pictures. In this article we will

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Bullying in El Salvador

Bullying is a problem in El Salvador, just as it is anywhere in the world, but it is perhaps made worse in this South American nation with gang violence. An NPR report said someone dies as a result of gang violence every hour here, and often it is girls who are victims. The gangs do

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Uncovering the Truth of Bullying in New Zealand

Bullying knows no boundaries as evidenced by the damaging effects it has caused in countries all over the world. Even a country as exotic and beautiful as New Zealand suffers from problems with bullying. In its 2011 report assessing the learning experiences of 4,500 students around the globe, TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics & Science

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Bullying in Egypt

Bullying is a problem all around the world, and Egypt is no exception. Many countries have made efforts to stop bullying, but in Egypt, it’s not spoken about often enough. 30% of Egyptian schoolchildren are the victims of bullying violence, and 80% of these acts are carried out by other children. One Woman’s Story Nina

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Bullying in Hungary

Scandinavian nations may lead the world in nobullying measures, but the central European nation of Hungary as among the lowest percentages of bullying in the world. A study that examined 11 European nations found bullying statistics show among 11-18 year old kids, bullying in Hungry is at about 10 percent. The average was 20 percent

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Bullying In Spain

Spain is no stranger to the dangers of bullying. This is a subject that has been studied for years. In one study, conducted over the course of the 2007 to 2008 school year looked at secondary students and the classmates who bullied them. The study included 1500 students and found that the more prevalent bullying

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Bullying in Luxembourg

Luxembourg is among several European nations utilizing a Finnish anti-bullying program called KiVa Koula. Teachers were to receive training in 2014 and implement it in the schools of Luxembourg in 2015. Bullying in Luxembourg is taken seriously in the schools, and this is part of an effort to reduce cases of bullying. “The effectiveness of

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Bullying in Malaysia Reaches Epic Proportions

School bullying has reached epic proportions in Malaysia with children suffering from physical and verbal abuse on a regular basis. Earlier this year, in a primary school in Bukit Tinggi, Klang Valley, five nine year old boys browbeat a fellow classmate into cutting his tongue with scissors. This primary bullying incident happened in a vacant

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