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New technologies, young people and offending behaviour : fact sheet 11

This fact sheet 9 was published by the Youth Justice National Development Team at the Criminal Justice Social Work Development Centre (CJSW). It provides information about New Technologies, Young People and Offending Behaviour.

Bullying: what can I do?: advice for children and young people

This booklet gives young people practical help and advice about dealing with bullying behaviour.It has been developed by respectme, Scotland’s Anti-
Bullying Service, and has been put together in partnership with ChildLine and children and young people. It’s designed to give children and young people the confidence and skills to make better choices when dealing with bullying situations.

Preventing and tackling bullying: advice for head teachers, staff and governing bodies

Document produced to help schools prevent and respond to bullying as part of their overall behaviour policy, to understand their legal responsibilities in this area, and to understand the department’s approach.

Fair and square: free school meals for all children in poverty

In England, 1.2 million school children in poverty do not get free school meals. 700,000 of them – often from poor, working families – aren’t even entitled to this key support. The remaining 500,000 are put off claiming both by systems that clearly single out those receiving free meals, which can lead to teasing and bullying, and by the poor quality of some of the food on offer. This report shows that giving children in poverty a free school meal makes sense on every level.

Protecting children online: teachers' perspectives on eSafety

Report that provides an analysis of the responses to 11 questions from a bespoke NFER online teacher survey, using NFER‟s Teacher Voice Panel, that took place in January 2012.

Supporting information about the survey is also provided. The questions covered the topics of e-safety, cyberbullying, pupil use of mobile phones and social networking.

Hunting the internet bullies

Panorama documentary on the growth of online bullying.

The protection of children online: a brief scoping review to identify vulnerable groups

Scoping review that explores levels of intended and unintended exposure to specific risks; the impact of harm suffered by children; and the characteristics of children who may be at highest risk.

Reducing bullying amongst the worst affected

A collation and synthesis of research findings in the field of school age bullying.

It was commissioned by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF), under the previous administration, in order to provide an evidence base for the development of policy, communications and implementation plans to address the prevalence of bullying amongst those worse affected.

The impact of cyber-bullying on young people's mental health

Report that tells the story of how a research project, commissioned and led by a group of young people called PEAR, was carried out. PEAR (Public health, Education, Awareness, Research) was an NCB Research Centre project which supported young people’s involvement in public health research with funding support from the Wellcome Trust and the Public Health Research Consortium (PHRC)2. The PEAR group were 20 young people, aged 13–18, from London and Leeds, who met approximately four times a year during school holidays during 2008-2010.