Bullying in Schools: How Successful Can Interventions Be? by Peter K. Smith, Debra Pepler, Ken Rigby

By Peter K. Smith, Debra Pepler, Ken Rigby

Bullying in colleges is the 1st comparative account of the most important intervention initiatives opposed to university bullying which were performed via educationalists and researchers because the Nineteen Eighties, throughout Europe, North the USA and Australasia. engaged on the main that we will examine from luck in addition to failure, this booklet examines the procedures in addition to the results, and seriously assesses the most probably purposes for fulfillment or failure. With contributions from prime researchers within the box, it really is a tremendous addition to the present debate on tackling this distressing challenge.

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Bullying – recent developments. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 9, 98–103. Smith, P. , Madsen, K. , and Moody, J. C. (1999). What causes the age decline in reports of being bullied at school? Towards a developmental analysis of risks of being bullied. Educational Research, 41, 276–85. Smith, P. K. and Sharp, S. ) (1994). School bullying: Insights and perspectives. London: Routledge. Smith, P. , and Slee, P. ) (1999). The nature of school bullying: A cross-national perspective. London: Routledge.

In summary, the results from our study indicate that the teachers were undoubtedly the key agents of change with regard to adoption and implementation of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Programme in school. Substantial amounts of variance in implementation could be predicted on the basis of our teacher- and school-level variables. Generally, we think our study has shed light on several factors of importance and contributed to a better understanding of the process of programme implementation. The empirical results have also suggested ways in which implementation of the programme can be improved, and several of these amendments have already been incorporated in the programme and its dissemination (Olweus, 2001b, 2004).

A. ), Bullying in schools. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham, pp. 21–32. Smith, P. , Madsen, K. , and Moody, J. C. (1999). What causes the age decline in reports of being bullied at school? Towards a developmental analysis of risks of being bullied. Educational Research, 41, 267–85. Smith, P. K. and Sharp, S. ) (1994). School bullying: Insights and perspectives. London: Routledge. Smith, P. , and Slee, P. ). The nature of school bullying: A cross-national perspective. London: Routledge. Smylie, M. A. (1990).

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