Bullying and harassment of children and young people in schools

 

About the Inquiry

Page last updated: 15 November 2017

Word cloud of terms relating to bullying.

A Committee examination of various issues relating to the bullying and harassment of children and young people in the school system based on various characteristics, such as gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, faith, race or ethnic background, disability etc. as well as issues around the growing normalisation of sexualised bullying of girls and young women in education.

Timetable

Evidence

Submissions:

Supplementary submissions:

Correspondence

On 23 November 2017 the Committee formally agreed to refer the findings and recommendations of its inquiry to the Independent Review of Hate Crimes Legislation being undertaken by Lord Bracadale. The Committee also endorsed a draft submission from the Scottish Youth Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee to the Hate Crimes Review. The Committee submitted both its report and the Scottish Youth Parliament’s submission to the Hate Crimes Review as a joint submission.

Report

Debate

The Parliament debated the findings and recommendations of the Committee's report on Wednesday 15 November 2017. The Official Report Transcript and Video Log of the debate are available to view here-

Chamber Debate 15 November 2017 - Official Report Transcript

Chamber Debate 15 November 2017 - Video Log