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Researcher in Residence

During data collection at one school, Katie Wright-Bevans had the opportunity to speak to two Year 10 students about what it is like to conduct research. The students were looking to carry out their own piece of research as part of … Continue reading

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Yes, but is there evidence?

This time around (Time 2) during our anti-bullying workshops we are running a quiz about bullying research. Students work in groups in order to decide whether they “agree” or “disagree” with statements such as ‘Bullying most often happens when no … Continue reading

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School Network Meeting

This morning, Siân Jones attended a networking morning of learning mentors, held at one school, which looked at bullying, and how it may be tackled. Participants discussed the different ways in which they deal with bullying, and some specific interventions, … Continue reading

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Sharing Research Results

Today we were invited back to one of our participant schools, to speak to their School Parliament. They shared with us results of their own research into bullying in their school, which we are helping them to interpret. Then we … Continue reading

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End of Time 1 Data Collection

We have now reached the end of Time 1 of data collection for this project. Below you can see what we have been up to on the first phase of the project. Over the next two months we will be … Continue reading

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How can schools tackle bullying?

A really  important part of research is giving participants the option of whether or not to take part. Having obtained parental consent, we do this by telling children what is involved in the research, and explaining that they can choose … Continue reading

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Anti-Bullying Workshops

After each second session of data collection, if the school wishes, we have been running a workshop on verbal bullying, following a lesson plan published by the Anti-Bullying Alliance (see link for details). The pupils have to sort through a … Continue reading

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Anti-Bullying Week Activity on Humour and Bullying

An activity on the themes of our project. Suitable For: Key Stage 3 or 4 Objectives:  1)To help children distinguish between benign teasing and harmful bullying. 2) To get children thinking about the effects of their actions on others. Setting … Continue reading

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School Research Visits

As I type, we are in the midst of our first phase of data collection for the project. We have had lots of interest from schools, and have been overwhelmed by the enthusiasm that school staff have shown for the … Continue reading

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