Book- "Bullying, An International Perspective" edited by Erling Roland & Elaine Munthe, published in 1989
P82 "Wokshops for parents could alert them to warning signs and advice could be offered on how to cope if they suspect their child us bullying others."
P83 "There is growing interest in structured games and play activities being offered at free times in schools as unresolved conflicts are often carried over into fractoius and disruptive outbursts in lesson time."
P83 "The relationship between pupils and staff could be of the utmost importance. Children are in school for a large part of most days and in contact with teachers who are able to draw ypon their expertise to support them over a number of years."
P84 "The attitude of society to bullying needs to be urgently examined."
P84 "All pupils and staff meet together twice a week to discuss and resolve difficulties in an open democratic forum."
P86 "Peer of group counselling may be used to help aggressors and their victims to understand each other's point of view."
P87, from a study done "The class discussion which ensued resulted in the boys coming to understand the distess their behaviour had caused and the difficulty was successfully resolved."
"Bullying" by Michele Elliott, 3rd edition 2002, first edition 1992
P9 "Teahcers have a major role to play in the prevention of bullying. Kidscape suggests that lessons on co-operation and how to prevent bullying should be part of the normal school curriculum."
"Teachers should be aware that children sometimes model their behaviour on the behaviour of adults they admire. They should therefore be careful to avoid engaging in bullying themselves."
"Parents should be kept informed if their child is involved in bullying and should be encourage to work with the school to overcome the problem."
"Teachers must talk to youngsters about the possibilitites of being bullied as they arrive at secondary school, even before they arrive."
P81 Bullies "also have some of the characteristics of the victim in that they are likely to have been rejected by the other children and to have had a poor school attendance."