Safe Schools: Preventing Bullying and Harassment

Preventing Bullying and Harassment

Bullying and harassment can have a serious and significant impact on learning, student safety and the school climate. In fact, principals must now consider suspension when dealing with acts of bullying.

School climate is the sum of all personal relationships between all members of the school community. A positive climate exists when all members of the school community feel safe, comfortable and accepted. A positive school climate is essential for students to succeed in school.