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In this section we will go on to discuss over the coming months, what is Bullying? Is it always physical? Why do people bully others? Is it really a serious problem? What are the different kinds of bullying? What are the warning signs that my child is being bullied or is a bully? What can we do as parents? What can we expect schools to do about it? What can young people do about bullying? Why is my child being bullied?
Further Information: Useful Links
If you are concerned about your child or have any questions about parenting in Luxembourg you can contact the Online Parent service in English at the Kanner Jugend Telefon
NSPCC – Bullying & Cyberbullying: What is it? What are the signs to look for? What Parents & Educators can do? What kids can do? The NSPCC is the leading UK charity for the protection of children. You can find information on a range of topics around keeping children safe online and in their everyday environment.
Cybersmile: is a UK based charity that raises awareness of cyberbullying or mobbing and helps the people who have been affected by it. They also highlight the pros and cons of digital social networking.
Kidscape.org: for young people, parents and professionals concerned about child protection (safeguarding) including bullying and cyberbullying.
Bullying UK: focuses on all types of bullying. This is an interactive site for young people and adults.
Further Information: Recommended Reading
Social Problems at School: How & When to Jump In – An article by Amanda Morin about how to empower your child so that they can cope with the situation at hand and conversely how and when parents should intervene.
Over to you…
If you have experience as parents or professional expertise in this area please write us an article. We can publish articles anonymously to protect your identity if you prefer but other parents would welcome another point of view. For further information about how you can contribute to this ‘living’ resource’ see our section How to Get Involved or contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated: Tuesday 17th March, 2015