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.
- 23 October 2017 – Explore the site student activity launched on the NSW anti-bullying website to help students explore and understand the website.
- 4 October 2017 – You’re Wonderful video launched on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and the NSW anti-bullying website.
- 21 July 2017 – NSW anti-bullying website released.
The 2017-18 NSW State Budget provides $6.1 million in new funding over 3 years to support the NSW Anti-bullying Strategy.
- Literature review – Anti-bullying interventions in schools – what works?
22 July 2017
- Media release by Minister for Education Rob Stokes – Launch of new school anti-bullying strategy.
- Media release by Catholic Education Commission NSW – Catholic Education backs NSW Government’s anti-bullying push.
- 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.
Director, Student Engagement and Interagency Partnerships
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