In recent years, more and more school bullying incidents have been reported by many media on the internet. The school bullying is defined as a type of aggressive action in which one or more children intend to harm or disturb another child who is regarded as having no ability to defend himself or herself (Glew, Rivara, & Feudtner, 183). The definition shows that the children who directly involved in a school bullying incident could basically have two characters: bullies and victims. The effects of school bullying on children are immeasurable. According to Nansel’s study in 2001, in a more recent national study, nearly 30 percent of the students surveyed reported being involved in bullying in the current term as either a perpetrator or a victim (Nansel et al., 2094-2100).
Bullying has always been a phenomenon in schools and it is an issue that is cause for concern for the victims, their parents and school authorities. It appears as though in the 21st century, the issue of bullying has exacerbated as it has been identified that both the instigator and the victim are affected negatively by it. The socio-psychological impact of bullying is extensive and can extend to economic fallouts as otherwise brilliant students who would have shown promise in excelling in their studies, their chosen career and ultimately becoming productive citizens have been known to commit suicide. Bullying can be either physical or emotional. According to Protogerou and Flisher (2012), “Bullying is a noxious intentional action aimed at causing physical and/or psychological harm” (p.119).
Nowadays, bullying is now vast, and has already been a problem for a very long time, like how technology keeps on advancing; it is also the same for bullying. Every year, it seems that bullying is getting worse, and people may have to take action before it is too late. According to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), there are three types of bullying: verbal bullying, social/relational bullying, and physical bullying (Johnson, 2014). Verbal bullying in which people say insulting words that harms an individual’s confidence. Whereas, social/relational bullying is where a person is bullied behind his/her back.
Bullying is human nature Bullying is known as a complex and abusive treatment. Bullying is human nature. Mind of bullying, we generally consider where it came from. However, bullying may take various forms and may happen anywhere. Bullying has several cases that happen nowadays.
Some of the horrors of bullying are clearly illustrated in movies such as “Mean Girls”, 2004, “Carrie, 2013” and “Cyberbully, 2015”. I challenge you today to educate others on the negative effects of bullying. I challenge you today to form clubs which will act as a support system for children who are bullied. I challenge you today to enforce rules in your schools which will help alleviate the horrible act of bullying. Let’s take a stance and uncover the ugly truth about bullying!
The impact caused from a case of bullying not only in physical but also psychological. According to Hilda et al (2006; in Anesty, 2009) explains that "bullying is not only impacting against the victim, but also against individual perpetrators, witnesses and social climate that will ultimately affect the reputation of a community." The results of the study the National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center Sanders (2003; in Anesty, 2009) shows that bullying can make a teen feel anxiety and fear, influence the concentration of learning in school and lead them to avoid school. If bullying continues for a long period of time, can affect the self-esteem of students, improve the social isolation, bring up the behavior of pulling away, making adolescents susceptible to stress and depreasi, as well as a sense of insecurity. In a more extreme cases, bullying can lead to teen do reckless, even able to kill or to commit suicide (commited
1) Direct verbal bullying. This refers to insults, threats and name-calling. 2) Indirect relational bullying is exclusive behaviour and rumour spreading. 3) cyber-bullying, is the newest form of bullying behaviour. Cyber bullying is the use of technology causing emotional distress on an individual.
Bullying In Schools What defines us as humans? What makes us all unique and different in our own special ways? The fact that we are all made differently, and sometimes those difference can cause us problems. Bullying, this is a problem that has plagued our schooling system for as long as schooling has been around, and still continues to this day. It’s in our schools, it’s at home, it’s in our businesses, the act of bullying needs to be brought to an end.
According to Goopeesingh (2015), “The issue of school bullying and violence in schools has been ongoing and increasing over two decades now. This has been evident in the past few years and with examples as recent as last week by numbers of viral videos on social media platforms such as facebook, depicting instances of school bullying.” As mentioned above, bullying is a serious issue that has been affecting the lives of children throughout schools in Trinidad and Tobago. It involves unwanted and aggressive behaviour among school aged children that involves real or perceived power imbalance. These behaviours are usually repeated or have the ability to be repeated over time. Bullying includes actions such as making threats, attacking someone physically or verbally, excluding someone from a group on purpose and spreading rumours.
Introduction: Over the last few decades bullying has turned into a major issue confronting the educational division as being a global problem, heavily constituting to the physical and psychological damages of adolescents in schools (Cole, Cornell, and Sheras, 2006). The Australian Education Authorities, (2018) states that the national definition of bullying for Australian schools as; Bullying is an ongoing misuse of power in relationships through repeated verbal, physical and/or social behaviour that causes physical and/or psychological harm. It can involve an individual or a group misusing their power over one or more persons. Bullying can happen in person or online, and it can be obvious (overt) or hidden (covert). The (World Health Organisation