NSW Anti-bullying Strategy – at a glance

The NSW Anti-bullying Strategy provides evidence-based resources to help school communities identify, prevent and respond to student bullying.

The NSW Anti-bullying Strategy is a 3-year strategy for all education sectors in NSW. The strategy includes:

  • the NSW anti-bullying website
  • a range of professional development initiatives to build the capacity of teachers and other school staff
  • metropolitan and regional conferences and workshops
  • expansion of Youth Aware Mental Health, an evidence-based wellbeing, mental health and suicide prevention program for young people aged 14 to 16.

The 2017-18 NSW State Budget provides $6.1 million in new funding over 3 years to support the NSW Anti-bullying Strategy.

22 July 2017

  • 21 July 2017 – Release of NSW anti-bullying website
  • October 2017 – Recruitment of Youth Aware Mental Health Program positions
  • 29 January 2018 – Updated policy, Bullying of Students: Prevention and Response Policy released to NSW public schools
  • From 2018 – Professional learning and workshops for School Services teams and schools
  • Semester 2 2018 – metropolitan and regional conferences and workshops

An evaluation strategy is currently being scoped.

Contact details

Director, Student Engagement and Interagency Partnerships
02 9244 5262
wellbeing@det.nsw.edu.au

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