School Bullying Procedures – A Headmaster’s Perspective

Mr David Carroll Deputy Headmaster – Students, Brisbane Grammar School. I have been fortunate to hold a leadership in the student well-being portfolio in a variety of boys’ schools throughout my career. Each school has afforded me the opportunity to grow professionally, as I have been able to identify similarities and differences between all of the schools and use the combination of these to assist students in each of the …

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Being bullied as a kid makes you twice as likely to be an overweight adult

We know that being called names in the playground takes an enormous toll on your mental health – but it can directly affect your waistline, too. New research from the King’s College, London has found that children who are bullied at school are almost twice as likely to be overweight by the time they hit the age of 18. You might assume that those who were bullied as kids were …

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Managing the Impacts of Bullying: Prevention, Policy and Practise

The Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association would like to invite you to attend the No 2 Bullying Conference which is being held at the Outrigger Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast from Wednesday 22nd to Friday 24th May 2013. We are now accepting abstracts for what will be a very significant event on such an important topic.  Please visit the conference website http://www.no2bullying.org.au to submit your paper. The theme …

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