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:

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