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What can be done to reduce bullying in schools?

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Topic: What can be done to reduce bullying in schools? In recent years, bullying has been a hot issue in local press, drawing the attention of the educational sector and community. The problem of bullying is particularly serious in schools, posing a substantial hazard to the psychological development of students. In view of the rising problem of bullying, education authorities endeavour to find out the tackling strategies. This essay attempts to outline the causes and consequences of bullying in schools, as well as examining the panacea for these problems. To begin with, school bullying may be in different ways that vary with the age and gender of the bully, including physical attack, seizure or verbal abuse. ...read more.

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Firstly, bullies are often victims of bullies themselves. In order to compensate for the past, they put down the others to feel better about themselves. Secondly, some bullies explode over trivialities because they lack compassion, impulse control and mature social skills. Thirdly, a large percentage of the bully lacks proper parental care during childhood so they become rebellious when they grow up. What can be done to reduce bullying in schools? In my opinion, both parents and school authorities are responsible for alleviating the problem of bullying at school. From the perspective of parents, they should provide proper guidance to their children. ...read more.

Conclusion

Therefore, school authorities are in charge of teaching students on the importance of obedience. Firstly, teachers are encouraged to involve students in creating classroom rules against bullying. They should ensure that every student abides by the rules so as to relieve the problem of bullying. Secondly, teachers should have a serious talk with the bully, explaining such kind of behaviour is not acceptable and interpreting the negative consequences of bullying. Thirdly, stricter censorship over the bully should be imposed in an attempt to create a safe learning environment. In conclusion, bullying at school has been widely debated nowadays. With regard to the causes of bullying in schools, both parents and school authorities must cooperate together to fight against the problem of bullying. Without the coordination between the two parties, bullying can never be deterred in schools. ...read more.

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