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Antalya/Turkey

From Anatolia

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 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 can be taken to not only stop but also prevent it from happening.
This structured course aims to increase participants’ awareness about the phenomenon, acquire 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 competencies 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 conduct.
- Exchange good practices and discuss challenges with 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 a positive classroom environment
- Developing and enforcing a school policy plan on how to prevent cyberbullying at school

Methodology:

- Focusing on practical and skill-based interactive learning
- Providing immediate feedback
- Helping students to participate in class
- Designing hands-on activities and inspiring discussions on best practices
- Defending self-management skills
- Brainstorming
- Working in groups cooperatively

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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 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 cyberbullying 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 cyberbullies and victims of cyberbullying

 

4th day

Practical work, case scenarios, and discussion
Schools bullying prevention programs
School policies to prevent and fight to cyberbully
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

Pre-Registration Form