National Action Day is Australia’s key anti-bullying event for schools. It encourages students to ‘take a stand together‘ against bullying and violence in schools, the classroom and beyond.
A huge media campaign is hosted by Ian Thorpe, Olympic hero.
What am I, Karen Tyrrell author doing for bully prevention?
I’m a Brisbane award winning author of empowering children’s book STOP the Bully, experienced teacher, a public speaker and resilience presenter.
My books Bailey Beats the Blah, STOP the Bully, Harry Helps Grandpa Remember and Jo-Kin Battles the It show children how to live strong, be resilient, and cope with life stress.
STOP the Bully addresses bully prevention skills, self-esteem, confidence and social skill development. It is endorsed by Kids Helpline and aligned with Kids Matter school curriculum.
Dressed in my taekwondo suit, I talk to Brisbane Primary and High Schools as an advocate for anti-bullying.
Last week, I proudly presented a Bully Prevention talk to 400 Marsden High School children based on my lived experience as a survivor of bullying. I shared my book STOP the Bully, bully prevention, cyber bullying and coping skills. The next day I spoke to parents informing them about bully prevention strategies.
The Reporter newspaper published a story HERE
Find out about my bully prevention talks HERE
Download FREE Teacher Resources & Activities HERE
Which schools are set for National Action Day?
Marsden State High School (See my story above)
Beenleigh State High School
I presented a bully prevention program at Beenleigh High school followed up by creative writing and brainstorming activities.
Groves Christian College Kingston purchased STOP the Bully for years 7 & 8 as an English text.
Rochedale South State School …
Rochedale South presents a pro-active bully prevention program within the school.
Bethania Lutheran School …
Bethania built a “Buddy Bench” where lonely and bullied kids go to find friendship and support.
And many, many more schools
Bully Prevention Resources
Schools register here: National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence
How’s your school educating and preventing bullying?
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