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Ken Rigby


The prevalence and effectiveness of anti-bullying strategies employed in Australian schools

Executive Summary The report examines the prevalence and effectiveness of anti-bullying policies being used in a convenience sample of Australian government schools in six state or territory educational jurisdictions. It has drawn upon the perceptions and experiences of a range of stakeholders, that is, schools...

Addressing bullying in schools

Bullying in schools has become an issue of major importance among educators. However, interventions to reduce bullying have enjoyed only modest and limited success. Ken Rigby examines five different explanations for bullying. Each has had some impact on school policies and practices. The strengths and...