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Discussion Paper

Reasonable Expectations
What are the Obligations of Local Authorities and Schools in Relation to Bullying?

A Discussion Paper based on the proceedings of an Anti-Bullying Network Seminar for Invited Delegates, held in Moray House School of Education at the University of Edinburgh.

Sections include:

  • Reconciling the rights of victims and bullies
  • What HM Inspectors of Schools expect to find
  • The legal obligations of local authorities
  • Unsubstantiated allegations of bullying or abuse
  • Involving the police and the children's reporter
  • Involving the courts
  • Monitoring and recording bullying incidents
  • International legislation

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