Bullying is a severe issue difficult to eradicate from Children in Malaysia and all over the world. Bullying is a serious discipline problem which interrupts the learning process and as well as the school system. According to Beane’s “Bully Free Classroom” Bullying is when a stronger, more powerful person hurts or frightens a smaller or weaker person deliberately (on purpose) and repeatedly (again and again)” (Beane 16). We hear many news and stories about bullying in media today and some children are victimized and go in to desperate status and tend to commit suicide. Bullying starts from preschool and gradually starts to grow with the age and tend to repeat in high school, college even after starting a job, family life.
Bullying is a major issue that affects many students all around the world. As it is well-known bullying reports are not always reported. This may be due to students not feeling comfortable or they may not know how to report incidents. In many cases, when incidents are reported not much is done to properly address the incident. Schools need to be more active in responding to bullying because it can negatively affect a student’s well-being.
Social phenomenon can be attributed to the theory symbolic interaction is bullying in the community where experienced by students in primary, secondary or university level. This scenario is already happening because of many factors that contribute to social ills is valid. Consensus president of the Parent Teacher Association (PTA), Assoc Prof Datuk Ali Hasan, said the general public, including parents, teachers and the community should not feel comfortable, especially when there is a proclaimed that the problem is under control, while in reality it exists. "Alarming scenario, if only in the first of bullying among secondary school students, now even primary school pupils involved, first only boys, but now involving female students. "Before, we used to hear cases of bullying occur at a boarding school, but now it also occurs in religious schools.
Bullying has been named an “emerging public health issue requiring intervention” (Ansary, Elias, Greene, & Green, 2015, p. 27). As a major problem in schools around the world, the issue of bullying must be addressed in order to keep students physically and emotionally safe. The act of bullying not only affects the well-being of the person being targeted, but it also affects the rest of the school community too. It can be difficult for teachers, principals, and superintendents to make an ethical decision about what to do when bullying occurs because there are misunderstandings about what bullying is, leading to the improper identification of situations. Often times bullying occurs when adults are not around, which makes it one student’s word against another.
Students with behavioral problems driving the teacher to face some of difficulties and it will affect their ability and performance in teaching. For instance, teacher cannot punish the students that make problems as the students keep reminding that they have right and their parents can sue the teacher. This will make it challenging for the teacher to educate or make activity as it will interfere with the education process. As we can see there are a lot of causes that lead to severe problems of student behavior therefore there
The World Health Organization (2002) defines violence as the intentional use of physical force or power threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community that either results in or has a high likelihood or resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, maldevelopment or deprivation (http://www.who.int/topics/violence/en/). The role of learners in schools is to study and respect their teachers because teachers are like their parents and they are providing them with knowledge that will assist them to succeed in future. Indeed, nowadays learners tend to abuse those teachers by using these forms of violence physical, sexual and verbal. Physical violence occurs when someone uses a portion of their body or an object to control a person’s actions (http://wwww.gov.ni.ca/VP/t...). Male learners are found to be the major perpetrators and assault on teachers especially to women teachers due to the fact that they are weaker
Bullying has been a serious problem for many generations. It has an effect on anyone and everyone. Most bullying happens on a educational setting (schools) because someone could act or even look different than the rest of the kids and this can have a great effect on any kids life. The problem is not just bullying itself, it is the fact that it most likely will in fact never end. This is because of the way today’s society thinks of people and that they cannot handle anyone that looks different.
No-bullying policies serve various purposes. First, they provide teachers and staff with a means of identifying and dealing with bullying behavior in school. Bullies know their abusive actions will not be tolerated and that there will be consequences for their behavior. Next, bullying policies encourage students to report bullying behavior knowing that they can count on teachers and staff to provide the help and support they need. In addition to peer bullying, some students suffer from bullying at the hands of teachers who embarrass or demean them in front of their class.
It can also reduce self-esteem and confidences. Furthermore, when bullying becomes repeatedly and kids can’t get away from it which led to many suicides. Schools are struggling to take a stand against bullying. Therefore, school need find ways to reduce this problem. This includes having all teachers, staff, and administrators on board to prevent cyberbullying from occurring.
Over the years, student’s behaviour is a serious problem for a lot of schools around the world. According to Finn, Fish J, Reva M, Scott, Leslie A (2008), misbehaviour in school can be harmful to the individual student if it interferes with learning, decreases the chance of graduating, or reduces the likelihood of entering or completing post-high school education. As schools are considered as the second home of students, they are struggling with lots of issues related to students’ behaviours.