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Cyber-bullying: guidance

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Last updated on 13 June 2018
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How can we deal with incidents of cyber-bullying? This article looks at how to prevent and respond to online bullying of pupils, including examining pupils’ social media accounts. It relays advice on how to support pupils who have been bullied and guidance on tackling cyber-bullying against staff.

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  1. 1 What is cyber-bullying?
  2. 2 Preventing cyber-bullying
  3. 3 Signs that a pupil may be being bullied online
  4. 4 Responding to incidents of cyber-bullying
  5. 5 Supporting pupils who have been bullied online
  6. 6 Tackling cyber-bullying against staff

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