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ERIC Number: EJ1126458
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Types of Bullying in the Senior High Schools in Ghana
Antiri, Kwasi Otopa
Journal of Education and Practice, v7 n36 p131-138 2016
The main objective of the study was to examine the types of bullying that were taking place in the senior high schools in Ghana. A multi-stage sampling procedure, comprising purposive, simple random and snowball sampling technique, was used in the selection of the sample. A total of 354 respondents were drawn six schools in Ashanti, Central and Northern Regions. The interview schedule was administered to three categories of respondents, these were bullies, victims of bullies and bystanders in bullying. The various types of bullying which were going on in the schools were; physical, social, verbal, cyber and psychological. Accordingly the study revealed that physical and verbal bullying were rampant in the various schools in the country. The study recommends the need for the schools to set up a system which will identify the various types and also stop the bullying in the schools. Students should be counselled and made aware of the harmful effects of bullying in the schools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ghana
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A