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Don't Let The Cyber-Bullies Grind You Down
The issue of internet bullying is a live one in both schools and colleges. Not doing it is your first obligation. But what if it happens to you?
Emma O'Brien, 13 Sep 2012
Speak to your welfare officer first and be prepared to take advice, as long as you believe that it is given with your well-being in mind. Either way, the welfare officer will guide you through the steps you need to take, in order to get the result you want — and, crucially, should do so in such a way as to rock the boat as little as possible.
The message is clear. Do not engage in internet abuse of any kind whatsoever; be aware of your rights; do not tolerate abuse or bullying by anyone else, online or off; and remember that there is no need to feel that you are alone. The people are in place to help you to deal with the problem if it occurs. You can count on support when you need it. Which is only as it should be...