We implement an anti bullying course taken by today’s ,multi cultural role models such as the All Blacks, Super 14 players, musicians, and TV celebrities.
We believe children associate with good role models in the media thus we have chosen famous people.
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Our anti-bullying campaign is based around teaching children how to recognise bullying situations, show them how to prevent and deal with these situations by learning about self esteem, body language and where to go for support. Our Slogan... ...portrays a positive attitude in creating a friendly atmosphere within the school setting. Shared Learning 1G
The first step to solving a problem is acknowledging that it exists This programme is not a single handed attempt to reduce violence amongst primary aged children. It is an awareness programme aimed to work in conjunction with, and promote other community projects and school based programmes that may already be set in place. This awareness will give children the tools to help prevent bullying situations. Shared Learning 1G
Introduction: Famous personality is introduced: creates rapport with children through association: -Ice breaker game -Asks for raise of hands if anyone has ever been bullied before -Self disclosure: personality shares a story in which they were bullied/saw someone being bullied and did nothing about it, reflecting on their feelings/ why they did not help. Shared Learning 1G
Class Discussion: Video shown to class illustrating typical bullying situations (Depending on the age group, scenes will vary) Example Bullying Scenarios.doc Video discussion: Types of bullying: Physical, emotional, verbal, psychological How body language can make or break a bullying situation “ 88% of students will witness a bullying incident during their time at school “(Webhealth,2006). Shared Learning 1G
Services Available: Personality discusses the importance or reporting bullying and services available, for children in particular who need help or just want to discus their problems. In school councillors Phone help lines -What’s Up 0800 9428787 - No Bully 0800 662855 Cool School Mediators Other programmes the schools might want promoted Shared Learning 1G
Class Divides into groups: Groups consist of seven to eight people and each group has an adult leader e.g. Teacher, personality Tasks: 1. Each group given a potential bullying situation to role play; they will use three prevention techniques, assessing how using them and not using them can have different outcomes. ASSERTIVENESS BODY LANGUAGE SEEKING OUTSIDE HELP “ Students identified as bullies at eight years old seem to continue to use bullying behaviours throughout their lives if they do not receive any intervention” (Webhealth, 2006). Shared Learning 1G
Group tasks cont.... Task 2. Children discuss in their groups ‘safe’ adults who they trust and can go to if they are having problems with bullying. ‘ Safe’ adults are secure bases where the child can feel protected and not judged. E.g. Parents, teacher, older sibling, family friend, relative, religious leader, grandparent, school counsellor, caregiver. An activity sheet will be handed out to be filled in and illustrations can be drawn. In the middle circle children will portray themselves and the outer circles their safe adults. 40% of calls made to the ‘What’s Up’ help line concern relationships with others including bullying, peers and family (Kids Help Foundation, 2003). Shared Learning 1G
SAFE ADULTS I CAN TALK TO ABOUT BULLYING Shared Learning 1G
SAFE ADULTS I CAN TALK TO ABOUT BULLYING (Example) Koro grandfather Amokapua Priest mama and papa Timuaki Principal ME Shared Learning 1G
Class Regroups: Personality leads talk regarding what they learnt in their groups. Children can share their safe adults posters and why that person appears on their poster Question and Answer time School counsellor introduced; may say where they can be found, how to book and appointment etc. Available services reiterated. (What’s Up, NO Bully, Cool schools mediators etc.) All people have the right to be treated fairly and equitably with no fear of discrimination, bullying or harassment (Amnesty International, n.d.). Shared Learning 1G
Conclusion: A Quiz will conclude the session. What types of bullying are there? What were the three main prevention techniques we looked at today in our small groups? Where can we go/ who can we go to if we are being bullied or see some one else being bullied? (Ask everyone) What is our slogan? ....... . Shared Learning 1G
Shared Learning 1G Disclaimer All data and information provided in this slide show is for presentation purposes only. Quotes and representations of famous personalities in this slide show are purely fictitious and from the imagination of team 1G. They are simply examples for effect.