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ERIC Number: ED536423
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jul-31
Pages: 14
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 18
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
National Forum: How Schools and Parents Can Work Together to Address Bullying
Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
On 31 July 2012 the Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth, Peter Garrett convened the "National Forum: How schools and parents can work together to address bullying" at Parliament House. The Forum brought together principals, parents groups, young people, as well as experts in education, child welfare, psychology and marketing to discuss the important role of the school--family partnership to address the complex societal issue of bullying. The focus of the day was on seeking positive and effective solutions to ensure the safety and well-being of Australian school students. The participants explored the roles of teachers, students and parents with a focus on: (1) the home; (2) the school; and (3) direct partnerships. Attached are: (1) Summary of questionnaire responses; (2) Synopsis of Twitter and Facebook feedback by topic; and (3) References and further research and information on the school--family partnership and bullying. (Contains 1 footnote.)
Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. Copyright Commonwealth of Australia reproduced by permission, GPO Box 9880, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia. Tel: +61-2-0036-3079; e-mail: feedback@deewr.gov.au; Web site: http://www.deewr.gov.au
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Identifiers - Location: Australia