Linda Stade

Education Writer

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Bullying

Girls and Their Frenemies

In schools we talk constantly about protecting girls from harm. We teach them about paedophiles, on-line grooming, sexting, and the harm caused by drug and alcohol use. In reality, the more likely destructive influence on an adolescent girl’s day to… Continue Reading →

When Kids Don’t Fit In

Yesterday, a twelve-year old girl I care about, told me that at her school she has nobody to hang out with. In fact, in class when she sits next to other kids, they move away. She said at lunch and… Continue Reading →

What If My Child Becomes The Bully?

Most parents and teachers worry about children being bullied and the devastating consequences it will have in the short and long term. A great deal of time and effort is spent in schools on preparing children for the chance that… Continue Reading →

Taming Cyberia: The New Office Protecting Kids Online

One of my first experiences of serious online bullying was in 2008 at a local boys’ school. One lunchtime a group of students from a nearby high school came onto the grounds and beat up one of our Year 9… Continue Reading →

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