Objectives

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Objectives

  • To develop anti-bullying policies, action plans and effective strategies among partners; in connection with the political authorities and actors for the prevention of violent and anti-social behaviour
  • To support educational staff, volunteers and teachers to understand, identify and prevent bullying and its impact in school and in student life and to reveal the invisible rules and “naturalized” that are the basis of stereotypes and violence
  • To develop an educational practice that encourages the free expression of personality and curiosity about the other / a, thereby preventing bullying and violence and promote a good climate in the classroom
  • To develop specific classroom activities orientated to improve a cooperative work, education in values and feelings, favouring and promoting the interpersonal positive relations between students
  • To promote the participation of the families in the strategy of prevention
  • To develop school curricula based on actions orientated to the formation and consolidation of habits of democratic conducts
  • Focusing on “third” position in bullying behaviour to build strategies to interrupt bullying as well as to prevent it
  • To encourages pupils to disclose and discuss incidents of bullying
  • To promote a better and closer relationship between school and family and to improve information of parents about consequences and symptoms of bullying behaviors
  • To increase the support to combat bullying through the use of ICT tools
  • To deepen understanding of needs and skills of the students in all school environment
  • To improve the libraries of public schools by providing a donation of books that cover these topics and titles dedicated to the different age groups.

Target Group

The main target group of the project is whole school community of 15 middle schools of Rome, Prague, Athens, Varna and Barcelona, with approximately 280 teachers, 800 students and their parents. The schools are chosen by problematic contexts and strong needs.

Second target group is represented by policy makers, local authorities and other public staff involved to the implementation of efficient policies to prevent and combat bullying and improve the knowledge of the spread of the phenomenon in public schools, for a total of approximate 700-800 persons.

Furthermore, future students, government agencies, municipalities and NGOs are indirect beneficiaries, since they will gain a useful tool for addressing the phenomenon.