What of those who witness bullying at school?

Bullying on campuses not only affects immediate victims, but alters the entire school climate. Witnesses can suffer as well. A 2005 study by researchers Adrienne Nishina and Jaana Juvonen examined sixth-grade students’ perceptions of bullying. It affirmed that bullying affects not just the victim, but all bystanders, regardless of their role. “Anxious feelings increased regardless […]

Who are the non-bullies and non-bullied?

It is the ideal that all programs aim to produce: kids who don’t bully other kids and have the personality and character traits that discourage and resist bullying. These are some of the characteristics of those students: They don’t adamantly insist on their own way. They are flexible, entertain other agendas, and don’t have control […]