Success - Profiting from Problems
A new database
of anti-bullying initiatives in Scottish schools has been launched
on the Anti-Bullying Network website. You can see a screen capture
of the database search page to the right.
is easy to use. For example, a simple search will reveal the names
and addresses of 16 schools
which are using the "no blame" approach and that are
willing to discuss their experiences with other schools.
You can also
find out what is happening locally. If you teach in, say, Dundee
and want to know how bullying is being tackled elsewhere in the
city, two clicks on the mouse will bring up details supplied by
5 local schools.
will not tell you how to introduce a particular strategy, but
it will enable you to contact some teachers who know from personal
experience the benefits and pitfalls.
are due to the 16% of Scottish schools that responded to an invitation
to contribute to the database. It is not too late to join them,
or to update an existing entry. There is a copy of the questionnaire
and a feedback form on the website. Teachers who do not have easy
access to the internet can still include their school details
on the database, or find out about its contents, by calling our
InfoLine on 0131 651 6100.
- it is just as important to tell people about what didn't work
as it is to advertise your successes. Why not try the database
out now - go to our homepage and click on the link!