The ultimate goal is to stop youth violence before it starts. Several prevention strategies had been identified by the guidance counselor through guidance programs and interventions. Bullying is one of the most common problems in schools be it pre-school or even in college. Across all age groups, the fact remains that both the bully and the one being bullied are literal victims of not comprehended changes in their lives and in their surroundings. In the Philippines, bullying has become a sensational talk-of-the-nation issue and has gathered lots of comments and criticisms from both media and nets; as sons and daughters of prominent families have become targets of bullies in campuses.
Some schools have gone further by enacting the same force with all weapons, drugs, and violence. Zero- tolerance policies also have big problems associated with them. When kids get expelled and they’re not in school any longer, they are on the streets getting in more trouble than they ever could at school. The major problem is inconsistent application and misinterpretation of the policies, when the policies are suddenly announced leaving no room for administrators judgment or students due-process rights(Guidance
On February 14, 2018, a nineteen year old male walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with an AR-15 rifle. The shooter killed 17 students, dropped his gun, and then disguised himself as a student and ran out with them. The shooter was eventually taken into custody. This shooter has done more to separate this country than ISIS ever could have imagined. In the days to come after this shooting, the social media keyboard warriors have gone to war.
Cyberbullying occurs through the use of technology to send threatening and intimidating messages to an individual. Since the early 2000s, technology has evolved to include several different forms of communication. There is a direct correlation between the rise of social media and cyberbullying, and it is one of the most difficult problems to resolve in our society today. Since social media is where most of the cyberbullying occurs, teachers and parents are often seen as responsible for observing, preventing, and punishing those who participate in cyberbullying. Most parents expect schools to protect their children from these internet crimes, though most of the staff feel afraid and unprepared to judge any cyberbullying that their students may
Basically, bullying is not only affects victim but also the perpetrators and society. This problem shows that this phenomenon become so dangerous from day to day. Unfortunately, this problem seems critical increasingly and the most sadly is it involved young generation especially school students. Statistics on 2010 revealed about 56% of all students have witnesses a bullying crime take place while at school.
School violence is a global phenomenon that impacts millions of children worldwide, especially high school student. Available data on violence against children allow us to build a partial picture of violence in schools, but a significant number of cases are under-reported and the exact number of children suffering as a result of school violence remains unknown. For Human Rights Watch (2014), school violence is defined as acts or threats of sexual, physical or psychological violence occurring in and around schools, perpetrated as a result of social norms and gender stereotypes, and enforced by unequal power dynamics. It also refers to the differences between girls’ and boys’ experiences of and vulnerabilities to violence. Estimates from Plan
“The scourge of violence in South African schools is cause for concern; daily reports appear in the written and electronic media about high levels of violence, physical and sexual abuse, and gang-related activities in our schools”, (v & c., 2013).In one study that was done by Paul burton (2008) he states that Violence in schools across South Africa has become commonplace and is likely to impact negatively on children in a number of ways. In this essay I will discuss the main causes of violence in South African schools as well as different forms of violence perpetrated on teachers by learners in South African schools. Then state the impacts of violence on the equality of teaching and learning in schools. I will also examine how schools could intervene in order to eradicate violence in schools. In the research that was done by pan children, the nature, causes and effects of school violence in South African high schools (Ncontsa & Shumba 2013), they found out that bullying, vandalism, gangsterism, indiscipline, intolerance, and corporal punishment were prevalent in schools.
The research was carried out to determine if victimization has any direct effect towards the behavior of the young people living in those areas. It came up with the results that any time there is victimization, the youths are expected to be more violent as a way of reacting to the victimization. The research is relevant because it involved the research on the group observed to be the most violent in the society. In relation to the study in this paper, it is important in determining the major causes of the violence among the
Also Collins’ micro-sociological theory is the concept of “confrontational tension. As people (school children) enter into an aggressive interactional situation, their fear/tension is heightened. These emotions become a barricade to violence, and so fight and stalemate often result. Actual violence only occurs when pathways around this roadblock can be found that lead people into a "tunnel of violence", hence one of the reasons for school violence (Collins