Websites and Articles
National Anti-Bullying Research Centre DCU
The National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre provides training, workshops and support for anyone affected by school or workplace bullying.
Preventing School Bullying of Children With Special Educational Needs or Disability
The National Disability Authority Reports on Preventing Bullying of Children with Special Educational Needs or Disability
Enable Ireland provides services and support for children and adults in Ireland with disabilities
Inclusive Education Information for Intellectual Disabilities
Steps Forward is an Inclusive Education website focusing on methods of inclusion for those with Intellectual Disability in education
Pesky gNATs is designed to help mental health professionals deliver CBT interventions to young people. It combines gaming and mobile technology with the highest quality psychological content to support evidence-based interventions with young people aged 9-17.
Better Internet for Kids
Better Internet for Kids is the European Commission website to create a better internet for children and young people.
eTwinning offers a platform for staff (teachers, head teachers, librarians, etc.), working in a school, to communicate, collaborate, develop projects, share and, in short, feel and be part of the most exciting learning community in Europe.
Cyber Bullying / Net Safety
Webwise is the Irish Internet Safety Awareness Centre providing information and support to use the internet safely.
Be In Ctrl Resource
The Be in Ctrl resource focuses on the online sexual coercion and extortion of children by adults but this behaviour can also exist in a peers’ environment.
The Be in Ctrl resource complements Lockers and both resources focus on educating pupils on appropriate online behaviour and developing a culture of reporting concerns while fostering empathy, respect and resilience. It is recommended Lockers is used in the SPHE class before the Be in Ctrl resource.
HTML Heroes is specifically designed for primary school teachers who wish to introduce internet safety into their teaching of the SPHE curriculum – This Education Programme is developed to assist and support educations when teaching students about the safe uses of the internet. HTML Heroes will be taught as part of the curriculum in schools for children between the ages of 7 and 10.
Provides training to parents to use ICT and Social Media and the risks involved for young people
Facebook Parents Portal
Facebook’s Parents Portal helps parents with advice and tools on safety and privacy on Facebook. This includes support for parents who have teens using Facebook.
Facebook Educator Portal
Facebook’s Educator Portal helps schools with advice and tools on safety and privacy on Facebook. This resource is for educators who have students involved in bullying.
That’s Not Cool
That’s Not Cool is an award-winning national public education initiative that partners with young people to help raise awareness and bring educational and organizing tools to communities to address dating violence, unhealthy relationships, and digital abuse.
The Cyberbullying Research Center
The Cyberbullying Research Center is dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents.
Latest Web articles
A New Approach to Deal with the Scourge of Bullying
Brainstorm are an expert opinion article publication. ABC’s Dr. Robert Slonje writes about the Whole School Approach to Tackle Bullying
What Can Be Done About Homophobic and Transphobic Bullying?
GCN stands for Gay Community News and publishes articles and resources representing the LGBTQ+ community in Ireland
How Do I Know if My Child is Being Bullied in School?
Brainstorm are an expert opinion article publication. Visiting researcher Sandra Sanmartín Feijóo writes about spotting the signs of bullying
1 in 10 Teens had Sexual Images Shared Without Their Consent
More than one in 10 young people aged between 15 and 18 have had sexual images of themselves shared online once or more, according to Dr. Mairéad Foody of the National Anti Bullying Centre
Can Social Media Tools be used to Stop Cyberbullying?
Brainstorm are an expert opinion article publication. ABC’s Dr. Tijana Milosevic writes about how Social Networking Sites use tools to stop cyberbullying