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The ISPCC are inviting secondary schools across Westmeath to take part in their Shield Youth Award.
The ISPCC are inviting secondary schools in Mayo to take part in their Shield Youth Award. Transition Year students will take part in an Apprentice style competition, with the top three schools in the country being invited to present their project in a boardroom at the heart of Dublin’s financial district to Celebrity Apprentice judge Caroline Downey and two other celebrity judges.
On Friday March 7 the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children is holding the third ISPCC Anti Bullying Shield Campaign.
Cyber-bullying is an on-going issue for many young people across Galway but engagement by parents with a new anti-bullying expert group, will help tackle the scourge.
A Mayo parent has launched a campaign ‘Say No To Bullying’ because he feels the school his son attends is doing nothing about the consistent bullying involving his boy.
Finally the issue of cyberbullying, which has devastated so many lives in this country, is getting the attention and headlines it deserves.
Labour Senator Lorraine Higgins is requesting the Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairi Quinn to implement a policy that will assist in the safety and wellbeing of teenagers, by having all secondary schools books printed with suicide prevention and anti-bullying helpline information on their back covers.
Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Deputy Michelle Mulherin, has said that the Government’s new Action Plan on Bullying will help to tackle the scourge of bullying in schools across Mayo. Five hundred thousand euro has been ring-fenced to support the implementation of the plan this year, which will include a campaign on cyber bullying and the development of national anti-bullying procedures for all schools.
The popularity of the internet and social media sites has meant bullies are finding new ways to emotionally and physically distress other children, making it harder for parents to spot it. Cyber-bullying is a form of bullying utilising the internet and mobile phones.
The clock is ticking for bloggers who think they are immune from Ireland’s defamation laws and can libel and slag off who they like on social media sites such as Twitter or Facebook.