Evidence session on 11 March 2014
The Education and Culture Committee held an evidence session on cyber-bullying.
The following themes formed the basis of the Committee's discussion:
- whether schools and education authorities should treat cyber-bullying differently from other forms of bullying;
- how schools can best respond to gender differences in cyber-bullying;
- the most effective means of reducing cyber-bullying; how schools should respond to cyber-bullying that takes place outwith school;
- how schools work with parents and the wider community to tackle the problem of cyber-bullying.
The Committee took oral evidence from the National Parent Forum of Scotland, Respect me and Zero Tolerance.
Written evidence was also received: