Bullying in Irish Education
Publication Year: 2013
Published by: Cork University Press
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Title Page, Copyright Page
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Table 1.4: Percentage of victims reporting in which class/year Table 1.5: Transnational percentage rates of cyber-bullying .... 25...
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...We would like to express our gratitude to authors of individual chapters without whose commitment and assistance this book would not have been possible. Their families also deserve thanks for undoubtedly having had to compete for their time...
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Notes on Contributors
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...and adults with intellectual and/or physical disabilities and has worked with adolescents and their families within a residential addiction treatment centre. She has recently completed an MSc in Health Psychology and also lectures part-time on the Diploma in Disabilities Studies with the Centre for Adult and Continuing Education at UCC....
Preface by James O’Higgins Norman
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Bullying in schools has received attention in research since the Internation ally, the late 1980s and 1990s saw an increased awareness of the negative effects associated with school bullying and conse-quently there was an increase in the amount of research in this area in Ireland (O?Moore and Hillery, 1989), Scotland (Mellor, 1990), ...
Introduction by Paul Stevens and Mona O’Moore
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...right to feel safe, bullying is a feature of everyday life for many in their homes, schools or places of work or study. Yes, undoubtedly, addressing this insidious behaviour needs to be acknowledged, but bullying still remains a critical social issue often with serious negative consequences for its victims. The education sector is where much of ...
CHAPTER ONE: The Prevalence of Bullying and Cyber-Bullying in Irish Schools by Mona O’Moore
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To be bullied can have serious implications for an individual?s physical services. Maria Lawlor (2006), child and adolescent psychiatrist with the North-Eastern Health Board has demonstrated with the help of two case studies just how costly bullying can be. Quite apart from the professional staff time ? educational, clinical and psychiatric ? ...
CHAPTER TWO: Bullying in Schools in Northern Ireland by Conor McGuckin
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In compiling their cross-national perspective regarding f2f (face-to-face) bully/victim problems, while Smith et al. (1999) garnered country-specific ?situation reports? from those countries geogra-phically close to Northern Ireland (i.e. England and Wales: Smith, 1999; Scotland: Mellor, 1999; Republic of Ireland: Byrne, 1999), ...
CHAPTER THREE: Homophobic Bullying in Schools in Ireland by Stephen James Minton
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...homophobic bullying is not simply another type of bullying, but rather it is linked to certain sections of society?s prevailing negative attitudes towards people of non-heterosexual sexual orientation. It should be noted, therefore, that homosexuality was decriminalised in Ireland as recently as 1993, with male homosexual intercourse ...
CHAPTER FOUR: The Challenges of Non-Reporting of Bullying by Elaine O’Dowd
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In Ireland it is compulsory for schools to have anti-bullying policies outlining the procedures a school will adopt to prevent and deal with aggressive behaviour. Nevertheless, bullying continues to be a major reason for the high prevalence of bullying in schools is the reluctance to tell, which has been found to increase for every year ...
CHAPTER FIVE: Third-Level Students’ Experiences of Bullying in Ireland by Lian McGuire
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It is, unfortunately, apparent that we, as a society, have a tendency to go from teaching our children that they matter as individuals, to introducing them to a working world where they can be told ?you are merely a cog in the wheel?, and what they feel really isn?t that important after all. Even if unspoken, this shift in philosophical ethos ...
CHAPTER SIX: Bullying Behaviours Among Out-of-School Children by Claire Healy
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School bullying in Ireland has deservingly received much attention in recent years. Leading bullying researchers have worked tirelessly to see that we as a nation learn from the awful tragedies that have befallen some of our children and youth as a result of bullying. A shift in attitude is slowly taking place; bullying is being viewed ...
CHAPTER SEVEN: Bullying of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in Educational Settings by Linda McGrath, Jackie Black and Claire Sutton
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Bullying behaviour can be witnessed across all age levels, social strata and societies. It is not a new phenomenon, but research into this area is relatively new. Initially, such research focused on bullying in relation to children (Olweus, 1978; Farrington, 1993; Smith and Sharp, 1994), although over the last thirty years or so there has been ...
CHAPTER EIGHT: Workplace Bullying and Primary School Teachers: The Role of Managerial Discourses by Declan Fahie
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...rest. It?s always there at the back of your mind. I just can?t stop thinking about [the principal] ? You know, if I pass the school in the car I feel like throwing up ? That?s after four years! The Sinead (names and identifying details have been changed to protect the anonymity of interviewees) taught in the same primary school ...
CHAPTER NINE: The Bullying of Primary School Principals in Ireland by Paul Stevens
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Bullying is increasingly being recognised as a serious problem in the workplace context. Over the last two decades, employers, trade unions and professional organisations have become critically aware bullying affects them physically and psychologically, with stress, phenomenon has achieved growing recognition and researchers have ...
CHAPTER TEN: Teacher-on-Teacher Workplace Bullying in the Irish Post-Primary Sector by Genevieve Murray
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...society has tacitly accepted the practice, however as the horrific Bullying in the workplace is acknowledged as a problem in society today both in Ireland and internationally. It knows no boundaries of age, gender, level of education, socio-economic status, types or status of job, whether in the private or public sectors (O?Moore and ...
CHAPTER ELEVEN: Teacher Aggression: An Attempt at Dialogue by Monica Monahan
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I am a teacher. That is my profession. How I practise my profession is something I haven?t discussed much with my fellow colleagues during twenty-two years of plying my trade. Whether I behave in a positive or negative manner while delivering subject matter has never been something I have been guided to explore throughout my ...
CHAPTER TWELVE: ABC Whole-School Community Approach to Bullying Prevention by Mona O’Moore
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Over the years I have received many letters from parents which point out that there are many teachers who not only lack the necessary confidence to tackle bullying behaviour but who teach in schools them or the other members of the school community in reporting, investigating and dealing with incidents of alleged bullying. As a ...
CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Action Against Cyber-Bullying (AAC): A Programme for Understanding and Effectively Addressing School-Related Cyber-Bullying by Keith Sullivan
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Cyber-bullying is a form of psychological abuse created in real space and time then transmitted through cyberspace to selected recipients via a computer, smartphone or computer tablet. As with all bullying, effects. A major difference, however, is that when bullying occurs in real space and time (which I have named RST bullying), although ...
CHAPTER FOURTEEN: Bullying: Tools for Teachers by Mary Kent and Seán Fallon
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Bullying Campaign: Tools for Teachers website was developed in a Catholic all-boys voluntary secondary school in suburban Dublin. It began as a response to a particular situation and continued to develop as we attempted to devise a school-wide system to provide the most positive, healthy and safe environment possible for all ...
CHAPTER FIFTEEN: A Promising Strategy to Prevent Bullying Behaviour by Orla Murray
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Ireland (introduced here in 2004). It is a peer-to-peer massage carried out by children on each other while fully clothed. This healthy touching in a caring, safe environment under the teacher?s supervision. Participation is voluntary, and permission from the child According to research carried out in America, the United Kingdom ...
CHAPTER SIXTEEN: Mindfulness and Pre-School Children by Madeleine Young
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Preventing conflicts is the work of politics; establishing peace is fun, indulgences and cuddles; images of chubby little individuals bullying ? the victims and perpetrators. According to the charity people in the United Kingdom are attributed to bullying. Schools have adopted anti-bullying policies and codes of discipline and ...
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: Promoting Positive Behaviour with Edward de Bono’s ‘Six Thinking Hats’ Method by Mary Kent
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...teaching of thinking will be easy, or that it will be rapturously students? self-discipline and behaviour and then on their academic performance. It sought to determine if an improvement in behaviour would occur if students were encouraged to have a more thoughtful approach to issues and situations where conflict or aggression may ...
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: School Bullying and Some Law by Murray Smith
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...a father educate his sons at home rather than send them to school, attacking in general the education system that existed at the time. While huge changes have taken place in education since then, the author?s main concern, that a school?s proper care of the students entrusted to its charge should be seen in terms of their general ...
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Publication Year: 2013