It’s an old problem, but now it’s on new (online) platforms
The increase in mental health challenges in our homes and workplaces calls for greater attention from our leaders
The junior school has been accused by parents of not taking action to stop the alleged verbal and physical abuse by three learners
This generation has no fear of authority. They will not submit to injustice or silently overlook wrongdoing or bullying. What is wrong with us?
It is important to support victims of bullying in academic life and help them become less dependent on potential bullies
Schools cannot resolve a child’s abusive behaviour alone — parents and society teach them to bully
Some principals do not have the skills to compile bullying reports; others fear being victimised. This has led to children battling the scourge alone
Incidents of violence and bullying at schools have been on the spotlight recently
Bongekile Macupe had self-esteem issues because of how she was belittled in primary school.
Users of social media and journalists need to take care when posting or reporting about children and tragic events
UCT vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng talks to Nicolene de Wee about transformation, the bullying claims against her, and her passion for music
The chief executive of the Estate Agency Affairs Board and the deputy chair of the SABC board, shares her take on retrenchments at the public broadcaster and reveals why she hates horror movies
Former Springbok and current school water polo coach Pierre le Roux has a litany of complaints against him, from body shaming and bullying to being racist to learners
Last week my helper’s daughter started grade 8 at a girls’ high school in Soweto. She told her mother years before going to high school that she wanted to attend a girls school because she did not want to deal with boys bullying her. But her first week at the girls’ school is not what […]
The North West MEC education of education says overaged learners should not be admitted into schools because they cause disruptions
Two government ministers said new rules will be tabled before the end of June to force YouTube and social media platforms to pull hateful posts.
In 2012, Rowan du Preez was kidnapped and necklaced, dying later in hospital. Police said his last words implicated a local social justice activist
Another actress,Kadian Noble, has come out to join hundreds of women accusing Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct
Queerphobia in the media has been in the spotlight again this week after radio presenter Criselda Dudumashe misgendered her trans audience members
Young people already face a great deal of pressure as they navigate the transition from childhood to adulthood.
Rebecca Davis finds it hard to laugh about the obscenity of the R140k raised by indignant sentinels of whiteness for a bullied waitress.
The majority of incidents took place on social networks but there were also a high number of cases that involved text messages.
Bullying in the 21st century is more of a problem than ever – destroying lives and creating killers.
Leahy said he decided to show the film after some of his pupils demonstrated disturbing anti-LGBTI behaviour during a history class exercise.
Teachers are uniquely placed to help both victim and tormentor but they, too, require support.
Bolstering a weak life orientation curriculum is proposed as one of the ways of preventing abuse, including rape, in classrooms.
Teachers and pupils have a responsibility to animate a caring ethos in their institutions.
We can’t hope to shield our kids from any and all cyber-abuse, but we can equip them to deal with it
The Gauteng education department says it has begun to investigate allegations that an eight-year-old girl was beaten to death by three school bullies.
The ANCYL has spoken out about recent reports of children being bullied and of children "bullying" teachers, saying it is "not part of our culture".
In part three of our series, <b>Mark Potterton</b> looks at what schools should do about bullying.