Parent's Guide

Understanding Bullying and Cyberbullying

A Guide on How to Support Your Child

DCU Anti-Bullying Centre has launched an evidence based Parent Guide to mark Anti-Bullying Week 2023.


About Tackle Bullying

Tackle Bullying is a national website to counter bullying and cyberbullying for young people, parents and teachers. We are funded by the Department of Education under Cineáltas: Action Plan on Bullying (2022) and our site provides information for those who are affected or concerned about Bullying and Cyberbullying-related incidents.

Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week takes place from Monday 13th November to Friday 17th November 2023. To mark this week, we are encouraging schools to get involved by running anti-bullying activities and initiatives in your school. Click below to see how your school can get involved.



FUSE is an Anti-Bullying and Online Safety programme developed by DCU Anti-Bullying Centre, supported by the Department of Education. The programme launched in September 2019 across Ireland and is free to all schools.


Cyberbullying in Post Primary Schools:

understanding, preventing and responding

This course will provide you with the knowledge, resources and confidence to teach about cyberbullying and deal with cyberbullying incidents as they arise.

Stand Up Awareness Week

Stand Up Awareness Week

Stand Up Awareness Week is an annual campaign run by Belong To, which gives second-level schools, Youthreach, and youth services the opportunity to celebrate and recognise their LGBTQ+ community.

Stop Sextortion

‘Stop Sextortion Hub’ by Thorn and Meta

A new ‘Stop Sextortion Hub’ has been developed by Thorn and adapted by Meta to provide a recourse to anyone who is seeking information and support relating to Sextortion.

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Anti-Bullying Resources