Bullying and suicide: What’s the connection?

2017-08-17 12:17

In the wake of the recent sentencing of Michelle Carter, the girl convicted of manslaughter for her role in the suicide of boyfriend Conrad Roy III, this researcher's findings could be a huge help in understanding bullying as detrimental to both perpetrator and victim.

Father turns in KZN school assault learner

2017-08-12 11:39

A male learner who was caught on video assaulting a female learner at a KwaZulu-Natal school has been taken into police custody.

Arrest perpetrator 'or else...' - father of assaulted KZN schoolgirl

2017-08-11 13:26

The father of the schoolgirl seen on a video being assaulted by a male learner has warned that he wants the perpetrator arrested 'or else he might die at my hands'.

Help your child build bulletproof self-esteem with these children's books

2017-07-26 15:26

We've compiled a list of books to help prepare your little one for life's challenges.

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.


Bail granted in KZN video assault matter

2017-08-14 20:48

The attacker in a viral video that showed a schoolboy assaulting a female in a KwaZulu-Natal school has been granted bail of R1 500 at the Ntuzuma Magistrate's Court.

Cops finally act, 10 months after schoolgirl is assaulted

2017-08-11 22:48

Nearly 10 months after a girl was assaulted at a high school in Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal police are finally willing to take her statement.

Education dept to take 'strongest action possible' against learner in violent KZN assault video

2017-08-10 14:42

The Department of Basic Education has vowed to take 'the strongest action possible' against a male learner who was caught on video 'violently assaulting' a female learner at a KwaZulu-Natal school.

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..

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