DATES & LOCATIONS

19-23 December 2023 - Malaga, Spain

19-23 December 2023 - Malaga, Spain

CONFIRMED
10-14 October 2022 - Antalya, Turkey

10-14 October 2022 - Antalya, Turkey

CONFIRMED
08-12 August 2022 - Lisbon, Portugal

08-12 August 2022 - Lisbon, Portugal

CONFIRMED
22-26 May 2023 - Istanbul, Turkey

22-26 May 2023 - Istanbul, Turkey

04-08 December 2023 - Malaga, Spain

04-08 December 2023 - Malaga, Spain

13-17 May 2024 - Lisbon, Portugal

13-17 May 2024 - Lisbon, Portugal

11-15 November 2024 - Belgrade, Serbia

11-15 November 2024 - Belgrade, Serbia


CONTENT

CYBERBULLYING

Bullying behaviors, whether virtual or face-to-face, have negative impacts not only on victims and survivors, but on bullies too. They leave scars that may never properly heal and will shape their life to come. Although the focus on the topic of bullying and cyberbullying is strong, people still ask themselves “Now, what are we really going to do about it?”.

In this course participants will reflect on the impacts that bullying and cyberbullying behaviors have and what are concrete steps that can be taken to not only stop, but also prevent it from happening.

This structured course aims to increase participants’ awareness about the phenomenon, acquiring methods and tools to build a positive school and classroom environment and plan long-term strategies and policies to apply to prevent and reduce bullying and cyberbullying in schools.

The general aim of this course is to foster excellence in education by equipping teachers and school managers with the needed knowledge and competences to effectively prevent all forms of bullying in education and school settings.

Learning Outcomes:

All the participants will:

- Acquire a greater understanding of the various forms of bullying and deeper knowledge

about impacts, risk factors and long-term effects on victims and bullies.

- Get to know how to build a positive classroom environment and develop social and

emotional learning.

- Learn how to develop and enforce a school policy plan on tackling and preventing bullying

at school.

- Explore and discuss the fine line between legal and illegal behavior and how to identify

bullying conducts.

- Exchange good practices and discuss challenges with fellow colleagues and the course

trainers about how to reduce bullying in schools.

- Network with individuals and organizations working in the education field in Europe

through everyday cooperation and team-building activities.

Objectives of the Course:

- Understanding the various forms of bullying and deeper knowledge about impact, risks and long-term effects on victims and bullies

- Creating positive classroom environment

- Developing and enforcing a school policy plan on how to prevent cyber bullying at school

Methodology:

- Focusing on practical and skill-based interactive learning

- Providing immediate feedback

- Helping students to participate class

- Designing hands-on activities and inspiring discussions on best practices

- Defending self-management skills

- Brainstorming

- Working in groups cooperatively

Target Group:

- Teachers, trainers, educators, school administrators, etc.

Preparation:

Before the course,

- A detailed pre-course questionnaire to indicate their level of experience, teaching backgrounds, and training will be completed by participants.

- They will also prepare a presentation to reflect their own teaching method.

Validation:

- A course participation certificate will be given to all participants.

- A Europass Mobility Certificate will be given if the participant demands it, as well.

DAILY SCHEDULE

1st Day

Ice-breaking activities and introduction of the course program

Getting to know each other – Presentation of participants (a five-minute presentation)

Team building exercises

Competences ex-ante evaluation

What is meant by bullying and cyber bullying and how to recognize these behaviors

2nd Day

Practical work, case scenarios and discussion

Sharing best practices in bullying prevention and response

Cultural and social perspectives and data on bullying

Different forms of bullying – when are behaviors more than simple bullying?

Characteristics of bullies and victims of bullying

3rd Day

Guidelines to create a safe classroom environment

Activities to empower a safe classroom environment and develop social competences

Cultural and social perspectives of cyberbullying

The different forms of cyberbullying

Characteristics of cyber bullies and victims of cyberbullying

4th day

Practical work, case scenarios and discussion

Schools bullying prevention programs

School policies to prevent and fight cyberbullying

Case study, practical work, and open discussion

Space for discussion of future cooperation and planning follow up activities

5th day

Course roundup and final evaluation

Overview of the course program

Evaluation of the course program

Filling the feedback forms

Europass Mobility Certificate, Participation Certificate

 


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