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Here are the resources we found for cyberbullying for professionals:
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Being the best version of yourself online
(Featured resource)HeadStart Wolverhampton worked with Wolverhampton Learning Technologies Team, Stone’s Throw Media, and Wolverhampton primary schools to create three great animated videos around the theme of “Being the Best Version of Yourself Online”. The videos explore the following themes:
- The Digital 5-A-Day
- Peer Pressure
- Respect and Self-Respect
These films are great conversation starters with young people about making the best of modern technology.
This 10 minute drama has been designed for young people. Exposed deals with the subjects of sexting and cyberbullying, issues that teenagers commonly face in the digital world. The video shows ‘Dee’ talking to herself after she sent her boyfriend naked pictures which got uploaded onto the internet. This video is in English, with English subtitles.
Let’s Fight It Together
An award winning short film that helps sensitise people to the hurt and pain that can be caused by cyberbullying. The film shows ways in which cyberbullying can occur, who it involves, how it can affect different people, and what can be done to prevent it and respond to it.
How to Be Safe and Smart Online
This downloadable PDF provides tips to help young people stay safe online. This resources provides information to help young people be smart while online and warns them against actions which could potentially damage their reputation.
This resource is in the form of a factsheet which is made up of 5 pages. This resource is targeted at young adults, to combat cyberbullying. The factsheet outlines the behaviours which could be seen has cyberbullying behaviours, it encourages users to think before they post, it gives tips on how to stay safe online, and what to do if you discover that someone is being cyberbullied, including how to report the behaviour.
Cyberbullying and Online Safety: Guidelines for Professionals
Although the benefits of the internet far outweigh the potential dangers, professionals must be aware of the very real risks young people may be exposed to online. This leaflet aims to provide a brief education or refresher for professionals to make sure they are up to date with the most recent developments in cyberbullying and online safety.
Bullying and Cyberbullying
Children will often have arguments and fall outs with other pupils. Getting over these is an important part of learning about relationships and developing social skills. Bullying is very different. It is usually targeted behaviour that is repetitive, persistent and experiences as hurtful, or intended to hurtful. This webpage from Mentally Healthy Schools covers; the role of all children, spotting the signs, where to find out more about bullying and, what schools can do.