As we navigate a changing world of technologies it can sometimes seem like kids are more in touch with apps and social media than parents. As these technologies are ever-present in our kids’ lives, following them from home, to school and back again, cyberbullying has become one of the biggest safety issues facing young people today.
New research commissioned by the Victorian Government found 81% of parents believe bullying is the most or one of the most major concerns in the community.
Other key findings included:
· Almost half of students believe they have been the target of bullying, yet only 5% admit they have been a bully
· 90% of parents and 77% of students agree that bullying impacts on their school performance
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