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Anti-Bullying Week - 2017

Anti-bullying week 2017 took place from the 13th – 17th November 2017. To mark this special week, we published a guest blog every day covering a whole range of topics.

Using mindfulness to increase confidence and inclusiveness

How teachers can use mindfulness to increase children’s confidence and encourage inclusiveness in the classroom.   I first learned about mindfulness whil ...

Challenges and opportunities in team sports for creating an environment in which kids thrive - Enda McGahern

Having being involved in both sport (as player & coach) and teaching Internet safety in schools for the past number of years, I’ve often pondered as to ...

Great Books to Build Empathy and Resilience in Children

Reading and storytelling are wonderfully effective empathy-building activities; through protagonists we enter other worlds and experience trials and tribul ...

Encouraging empathy and inclusivity in the classroom and yard

Here’s a few thoughts and ideas I’ve come across that I find helpful for encouraging empathy and inclusivity amongst my students. 1. Buddy system on Yard ...

Conversations to have with teens about bullying

A recent initiative in Kenya is a great example of how we can empower children to stand up for themselves with energy and confidence. In these consent clas ...