Journal article

Cyber-Bullying in Australian Schools: Profiles of Adolescent Coping and Insights for School Practitioners

J Lodge, E Frydenberg

Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist | Published : 2007

Abstract

Cyber-bullying has emerged as the latest Permutation of school bullying. The growing number and the level of severity of cyber-bullying call for our educators, researchers, administrators, and authorities to take action. But before we can tackle this problem, a better understanding of the issue and how we can best support students is necessary. This study of 652 young people aged 11–17 years from Melbourne independent and state government schools, provides data on bullying that uses information and communication technologies (cyber-bullying), general bullying, and overall patterns of coping. Results revealed significant gender and school differences – with girls from independent schools repo..

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