At National Online Safety, we provide multi-award-winning online safety education for the whole school community. It’s our mission to make the internet a safer place for children. We believe that when children go online to learn, communicate or play, they should be able to do so safely. That’s why we provide schools all over the world with the knowledge they need in order to tackle new and evolving online risks.
Cyberbullying (Online Bullying) Guide for Schools and Parents
This week's free online safety guide focuses on Cyberbullying (bullying which takes place online). The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as mental wellbeing, mood changes and loneliness.
A free online safety guide on Cyberbullying (bullying which takes place online).
The Diana Award definition of bullying is “repeated negative behaviour that is intended to make others feel upset, uncomfortable or unsafe.” Cyberbullying is bullying which takes place online. It can involve anything from sending messages to posting offensive comments to uploading and sharing private or embarrassing photos. It is classed as an indirect form of bullying when compared to verbal or physical bullying, given it usually takes place through a digital device. However, for those experiencing bullying behaviour, the consequences can be just as serious and have far reaching effects.
In this guide, you'll find tips on a number of potential risks such as mental wellbeing, mood changes and loneliness.