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Breaking the Silence : Bullying in Singapore

by Esther Ng & Ken Rigby

Publisher - Genesis Book Armour

Category - Parenting

Breaking the Silence draws upon the perception and reality about bullying as seen through the eyes of students, educators and parents from different part of society. It provides a peek into what bullying is really like here in Singapore. In producing this book, the editors have included contributions from key experts in the field of education and psychology. Based upon true stories and large-scale surveys conducted with children in Singapore schools, it provides a comprehensive account of the nature and prevalence of traditional and cyber bullying in both primary and secondary schools. It examines the risk factor involved in bullying, for the victim, and bullies as individuals, as well as families, schools and communities. This book discusses and recommends steps that schools can take to reduce or stop bullying among students. Finally it considers the roles that parents and community leaders can play in adopting practical strategies and approaches to combat this serious problem.

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