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Pupil-led anti-bullying interventions

The purpose of this project is to involve pupils in anti-bullying interventions in order to deelop evidence based strategies to reduce bullying.

Researchers
Background

The project harnesses the child’s voice to help resolve their specific experiences of school bullying.  

Research Aims
  • Children take a leading role in designing, delivering and evaluating strategies to tackle their experiences of bullying
Method of Research
  • Action research – observations, individual interviews and focus groups
Findings

Bullying has been reduced, relationships have improved, and children have enhanced their understanding of each other’s perspectives.  Children have improved how they resolve conflict in school and outside of school. 

Application of Research

This research can improve how children understand and tackle bullying.  It is applicable to school practitioners who can use these strategies to improve how they respond to bullying.