On the 15th of March, for the National Day of Action (NDA) on cyberbullying, 845 students in grades 4-6 took part in the virtual class room with an eSafety Commissioner educator. Eleven (11) Queensland Anglican schools and one (1) West Australian Anglican school stood togethor against cyberbullying. The aim was to empower our students and build their capabilities to deal with issues in an online world.
During the event our student’s provided feedback about what they believed was cyberbullying:
Students also suggested what could be implemented to combat cyberbullying in their school. Our student’s replies included:
What our students say is cyberbullying
Making fun of people
Having fake accounts
Ganging up on people
Talking behind others backs
Hacking others accounts
Trolling other people
Teasing and spreading rumours
Sharing rude comments
Being rude to others online
What our students say can be done about it
Having a school cyberbullying report box
Having step by step guides for their school on what to do about cyberbullying
Having signs and reminders at school
Having filters and monitors on devices
Have a regular place to go for online problems
Teach how to be kind online
Well done to all our students!
You are very insightful and togethor we all can make a better tomorrow!
We are listening to you!