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Who do children tell when they are being bullied?

A 1989 Scottish study of bullying found that half the victims had told no one about being bullied. Of the children who had confided in someone, 47% had told a parent and 31% a teacher.
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Article details

A Mellor (1997) 'Bullying in Scottish Secondary Schools', SCRE Spotlight, Number 23. Available to download online here.
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Author details

Andrew MellorAt the time of the study, Andrew Mellor was a practising teacher who had received funding from the Scottish Education Department to carry out this project. He has been actively involved in anti-bullying work in Scotland for almost 15 years, speaking at conferences, writing for academic and non-academic audiences and running in-service courses for teachers. He is now manager of the Anti-Bullying Network, which is funded by the Scottish Executive and based at The University of Edinburgh.
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