The aim of these recommendations and the report more broadly is to provide guidance for the education sector in fostering an LGBT+ inclusive culture and reducing the levels of HBT bullying and language in schools in England.
This briefing paper discusses the prevalence of bullying amongst pupils in schools across the UK, and policies to prevent and tackle bullying in English, Welsh, Scottish and Northern Irish schools.
Our vision is to ensure an institutional campus culture which is safe, respectful and supportive. Institutions have a duty of care to their students and staff, and a responsibility to foster a campus culture that is clear in the condemnation of unwanted and unacceptable behaviours.
Common definitions of bullying, employed in research and public policy alike, are generally based on adult-imposed categories. To account for students’ needs in school, research should aim to include their voices more often.
This document offers a needs analysis of the opportunities in Europe to integrate quality criteria for antibullying policies in secondary schools and in quality frameworks for the education sector.