Teasing teens about weight may cause lasting harm

2017-05-29 09:17

There is a need for broader anti-bullying initiatives to protect overweight teens against emotional abuse – at school and at home.

14-year-old hit with brick at Cape school

2017-03-15 21:02

The Western Cape education department is investigating an incident in which a pupil threw a brick at another pupil at a Cape Town high school in an alleged bullying incident.

Bullying: What more can we do to stop violence in our schools?

2017-03-03 10:49

Do we only realise just how severe bullying is once a child has to undergo reconstructive surgery after being assaulted? When will we put a stop to this?

6 Dangerous myths about bullying

2017-01-23 09:09

Don't be the parent or teacher who believes these clichés about school bullying.

Bullying videos: what the SA law says

2016-12-15 14:57

Can you be sued for sharing a bully video online? Can a cyber bully be prosecuted? Two SA lawyers unpack the recent phenomenon of bullying videos and the law.

Facebook launches new parent portal

2016-12-14 16:42

Technology has changed the ways in which people connect, but for families, the basics of talking with children about safety and security remain the same.

Stellenbosch school bully case postponed to next year

2016-12-08 10:35

The assault case against a pupil from Lückhoff High School in Stellenbosch, who allegedly bullied a fellow pupil, has been postponed until next year..

STUDY: 44% of grade fives say they're bullied - expert

A recent Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study for Grade 5s revealed some worrying stats about South African pupils' performance in maths and science. But perhaps of greater concern, was SA having the highest rate of school bullying. Watch.

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Twitter rolls out tool to curb online abuse, bullying

2016-11-16 11:42

Twitter said it was rolling out a new tool to help users filter out harassment and abusive conduct on the messaging platform.

Don’t bully the bully

2016-10-19 13:39

A Cape Town high school girl was in the spotlight following the sharing of a video clip where she threatened another school girl. Internet trolls are now bullying her.


The other Spur play area incident

2017-03-24 13:15

Another playground incident at Spur was highlighted on a social media post two days ago. You really want to see this.

Bullying: "It's the teachers' responsibility"

2017-03-06 13:34

Our readers respond to the bullying incident at a Western Cape school.

WATCH: 'Bullying' video: Klerksdorp principal insists it was 'just a fight'

An amateur cellphone video has emerged, shot by bystanders, of an alleged bullying incident at a Klerksdorp school. Watch.

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Does your school have an effective anti-bullying strategy?

2017-01-20 11:45

How does your child's school work to curb and deal with bullying? In what way is it effective? Share the system and procedures to help other headmasters, teachers and governing bodies formulate better strategies in their schools too.

Bullying and viral videos: a match made in hell

2016-12-15 14:48

2016 has seen a number of bullying videos go viral. A psychologist explains why this trend is worrying.

Girls in Stellenbosch school bullying attack face expulsion

2016-12-08 12:52

Two girls captured on video assaulting fellow pupils at Lückhoff High School in Stellenbosch have been recommended for expulsion, the Western Cape Education Department has said.

Second bullying video emerges from Stellenbosch school

2016-12-07 10:07

Parents and residents of Idas Valley have protested at Lückhoff High School in Stellenbosch after a second bullying video came to light.

Girl bloodied in bully attack at Stellenbosch school

2016-12-05 10:35

The mother of a 15-year-old girl Stellenbosch schoolgirl wants to know why her classmates stood by and and took a cellphone video while her daughter was bullied, instead of stopping the attack.

Facebook releases new Safety Center and Bullying Prevention Hub

2016-10-24 15:31

How to take charge of your kids and your own online well-being and keep your Facebook profile secure.

4 ways to deal with a bully

2016-10-19 12:54

The scourge of bullying has been plaguing our kids for a very long time. Parents should step in and teach their kids how to manage bullying situations, like this mom did.

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