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An Examination Of The Discrepancy Between Teachers' And Students' Perceptions Of The Prevalence Of Bullying In An Australian Primary School, Christina Smith Nov 2008

An Examination Of The Discrepancy Between Teachers' And Students' Perceptions Of The Prevalence Of Bullying In An Australian Primary School, Christina Smith

Theses Bachelor Honours

The study identified and analysed the perceptions of students and teachers concerning the prevalence of bullying in one Australian primary school. Perceptions were identified utilising a mixed methods approach. Four teachers and 89 students completed questionnaires following which three teachers participated in focus group discussions. Findings established that a discrepancy existed between between the students and teachers perceptions of the exposure of 89 Year 3 and 4 students to peer victimisation. The identification of high levels of bullying in the school precinct was consistent with many other studies on this topic. This study supported the findings of a previous 2007 ...


Wired Safety's International Stop Cyberbullying Conference Jun 2008

Wired Safety's International Stop Cyberbullying Conference

Cornerstone 1 Reports : Expansion and Enhancements of the Thinkfinity Platform

The conference for which this proceedings came from addresses the problems of cyberbullying, "a silent epidemic stalking our children on social networks, instant messaging, interactive games and cell phones"


The Prevalence Of Bullying In Central Florida Middle Schools As Perceived By Students, Marty Norris Jan 2008

The Prevalence Of Bullying In Central Florida Middle Schools As Perceived By Students, Marty Norris

Electronic Theses and Dissertations, 2004-2019

This study was developed to produce data about the prevalence of bullying in Central Florida middle schools. The research was intended to contribute to the existing body of knowledge on bullying and victimization. The focus for this study was provided through research questions: (a) to determine if there is a mean difference in perceived victimization among Central Florida middle school students based on grade level, gender, and ethnicity; (b) to determine if there is a mean difference in perceived bullying among Central Florida middle school students based on grade level, gender, and ethnicity; (c) to determine what support do students ...


Predictors Of Bullying Among 10 To 11 Year Old School Students In Australia, Sharyn K. Burns, Donna S. Cross, Helman Alfonso, Bruce Maycock Jan 2008

Predictors Of Bullying Among 10 To 11 Year Old School Students In Australia, Sharyn K. Burns, Donna S. Cross, Helman Alfonso, Bruce Maycock

ECU Publications Pre. 2011

Cross-sectional data collected at baseline from the Grade 6 cohort of the Friendly Schools, Friendly Families Project (n = 1,257) were analysed to investigate differences in self-reported attitudes and behaviours of students who reported bullying regularly and occasionally compared with those who reported never bullying others. This study found some similarities and some differences between students who reported bullying regularly and those who reported bullying occasionally, supporting the need to consider both groups when developing school-based bullying interventions. Attitudes to bullying, social and emotional health, peer support and being bullied were predictors of both regular and occasional bullying. The findings ...