Research indicates that students who are bullied are more likely than students who are not bullied to experience impaired social and emotional adjustment, poor academic achievement, anxiety, depression, poorer physical health, higher absenteeism, increased loneliness and lower self esteem.
This 2-page document outlines possible interventions that school executive, Learning Support Teams or Student Welfare Teams may implement for particular circumstances of bullying:
Bystander Training (a proactive strategy)
The Pikas Method of shared concern (should only be implemented by people who are trained in the intervention)
Strengthening the victim or assertiveness training
Traditional disciplinary approach