About this website

The NSW Anti-bullying Strategy brings together evidence-based resources and information to support NSW schools, parents and carers, and students to effectively prevent and respond to bullying.

Anti-bullying Strategy explained

The following video explains how everyone can work together to tackle bullying. Watch the video or read the transcript.

The strategy takes a planned approach to addressing bullying.

It supports each school with information and resources for strengthening a culture that values and respects diversity, and empowers positive student bystander behaviour.

Research shows that 87% of bullying incidents have peer witnesses. The most effective anti-bullying approaches promote positive bystander behaviour, or upstander behaviour. See more in the student voice section.

Information and resources for educators

The Australian Student Wellbeing Framework acknowledges the strong interconnections between student safety, student wellbeing, positive relationships and learning. Bullying is less likely to occur in a caring, respectful and supportive teaching and learning community.

The framework’s five evidence-based elements help schools implement a planned whole-school approach to promote student safety and wellbeing and to prevent and respond to bullying, when it does happen.

In preventing and responding to bullying in schools, it is important to focus on environments where bullying happens, including:

Information and resources for parents, carers, and students

The NSW Anti-bullying website brings together information and resources for parents and carers and students related to:

The website has been designed to be readily available to everybody and will continue to publish new resources and provide updated information for schools, parents and carers, and students.

Thanks to Bullying. No Way! for permission to adapt and reproduce selected content and materials. Copyright for these materials remains with Bullying. No Way! © Australian Education Authorities / The State of Queensland 2017.

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