Donna Cross

No bullying

Friendly and Safer Schools for All

Categories: School Improvement

Approximately 1 in 4 Australian students aged 8-14 years reports being bullied frequently – that is, every few weeks or more often. This experience is most common among students aged 10-11 years and those moving into high school (Cross et al., 2009). It is often attributed to the desire to achieve dominance or status in peer groups, and is therefore particularly likely to arise during times of school transition and change (Cross et al., 2009). Read more