What is Online Bullying?
Online Bullying, sometimes referred to as Cyberbulling, is the use of technology like mobile phones, instant messaging applications, e-mail, chat rooms (including within games) or social networking sites to harass, threaten or intimidate someone. A key concern is the accessibility of connected technology has grown leading to the phenomenon of people being continuously 'available' to recieve messages and so on in day to day activity which is open to abuse by some individuals.
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Top tips to set up a whole-school strategy to hack online hate
Tackling online hate speech with young people ideally goes beyond the classroom, as part of a collaborative effort involving many different education stakeholders.
2nd October 2019
Register for the SELMA Hacking hate MOOC!
Registration for the SELMA Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) “Hacking hate – How to empower young people to understand and disrupt online hate” is now open. Starting on 16 September 2019, it will target teachers, school leaders, social and youth workers, parents and anyone interested in the topic.
28th June 2019
Hack online hate with the SELMA Toolkit
The SELMA Toolkit is an interactive set of tools and materials to support young people to understand what hate speech is, how it affects them and those around them, and what we can do together to make a difference.
22nd May 2019
SELMA: Promoting tolerance and empathy online
SWGfL and partners and working to tackle online hate speech with SELMA. This month we are focusing on tolerance and empathy as a foundation on which to base respectful online discussion or effective counter narrative.
3rd May 2019