In the eyes of these children, bullying is “when someone is doing mean or hurtful things to another person”. When being bullied, most children thought that the bully did not like them. These children would like the government to put measures in place to deal with and stop the act of bullying. By placing counsellors and security guards these children think that the act of bullying will be curbed and it will extend help to children who are victims and perpetrators of the act. After doing this research, it was seen that the Government is in fact addressing the matter of bullying.
It’s so much unfortunate that most students suffer and pay a lot of money yet they don’t participate in school violence. What are the causes of school violence? This is a question frequently asked but its answer cannot be exhausted. Every school violence is brought by different grievances. The main cause of school violence is weak relationship between students and administrators of institutions.
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.
Bullying is the act of frighten, hurt, or threaten a smaller or weaker person: Cause (someone) to do something by making threats or insults or by using force. Moreover, bullying is not limited to students’ actions against each others, it can happen from the teacher’s actions toward his/her students. When an incident of bullying happen inside a classroom, it can lead to many serious problems. For instance, an incident of bullying can lead to students’ lose of confidence in themselves. Also, an incident of bullying can cause a distraction in classroom, which will result in students being off-task, teacher confusion, and even the inability to reach the lesson objectives.
The feeling of loneliness from school bullying in children can cause other effects as well that can make things that are worse happen to them. Parents and other people need to notice this sign of bullying because of what children can do as an outcome of it when they feel no one is their for them. Having health problems is another effect of bullying and cause kids to have long and short term effects on them. These health problems that they get from being bullied can not only affect them but also others around them including their parents and peers. Academics are important for kids to succeed later in life, but kids that have been bullied may not want to go to school because of that one person that bullies them.
Violence in schools can be caused by numerous factors namely domestic abuse, overcrowded schools, gang activities, anger issues and more. Evidently there is not one main cause of this violence but it is a multifaceted issue that we have to carefully ascertain before we can have a handle on the problem. We can look at school violence from two perspectives, on individual or social risk factors. Some of the individual factors can be low self-esteem, performing badly in school which causes them to “act out”. On the other hand it can be social factors such as unstable home, domestic, physical or sexual abuse, exposure to weapons at home or in the community, involvement in gangs.
Withdrawing from society is not the only emotional reaction victims have to bullying. Expressing anger and rage is a frequent result of bullying. Parents may witness a change in their child 's behavior, they may become short-tempered, withdrawn, and angry. Emotional changes don 't just affect the victim while they 're still in school, it
“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.
During the strikes learners get a great opportunity to pay revenge to teachers they commonly do not like to can damage their cars or beat them up. Let consider a classroom which is made up of most rude learners, while the teacher is writing on the board one of them throw a chalk to hit the teacher. That is also a physical violence even though there were not damages on the teacher but there was humiliation since it happened in front of a class. THE MAIN CAUSES OF VIOLENCE IN SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOLS. There are two basic conditions that produce violent tendencies in human beings.
1.0 Background of Cause The existence of school bullying in every school is tough to be eliminated. Bullying is defined as a repeating act of treating people in an aggressive and violent way to show their strengths and power. Making the victim unable to defend themselves and listen to what the bully says. (Rigby, 2002). Bullying can be in the form of verbal, psychological or physical attacks towards the victim, making them to experience fear towards the bully.