Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Saying No to Bullying; Kawana Students Make Pledge Boards

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Saying No to Bullying; Kawana Students Make Pledge Boards

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STUART

CUMMING

stuart.cumming@scnews.com.au

COAST school students are taking a stand and saying "no way" to bullying and violence.

It is part of an Australia- wide campaign which will culminate in the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence today.

Kawana Waters State College has embraced the challenge with all students from prep to Year 12 having involvement in targeted lessons.

The school's head of department for student support, Brendan Macaulay, said the week was being used to raise awareness and reflect on bullying.

Primary school students are having daily 15 to 20 minute lessons about what bullying is, what it isn't, what their roles are and about what they can do as a bystander.

High school students are doing similar activities.

"At the start of the day the students are getting played a two-to-three minute snippet from the (anti-bullying) website and then teachers are encouraging conversation and reflection around that," Mr Macaulay said. …

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