(22.06.2007) A new initiative to prevent bullying is to bring Canadians together to understand bullying problems, to assess the extent and nature of bullying and to develop policies to promote healthy relationships in the lives of Canadian children and youth.
(30.08.2006) The Supportive Schools Project at the Child Health Promotion Research Unit in Australia aims to enhance the capacity of secondary schools to implement a whole-of-school bullying reduction intervention.
(23.08.2006) The Friendly Schools & Families Program is developed by the Child Health Promotion Research Unit (CHPRU) at the Edith Cowan University to reduce bullying.
(24.05.2006) Zero is a whole-school approach programme developed by the Centre for Behavioural Research at the University of Stavanger, Norway. Zero is based on non-tolerance of bullying.
(30.03.2006) A Website on School Bullying and Violence is now available for everyone online. The Website was launched as a result of a joint effort by the OECD, Norway and 19 participating countries.
(02.01.2006) - The programme has clearly made a difference for teachers and students in the schools that participated, says researcher Grete S. Vaaland from the Centre for Behavioural Research in Stavanger.
SOME CORE-NET FACTS:
Six leading research centres located in six countries have joined forces in a network called ‘Core-Net’.
These six research centers are located in Canada, in the USA, in Australia, Finland, Ireland and in Norway.
Core-Net was established in Stavanger, Norway in 2004, at the conference `Taking Fear out of Schools`.
This was an international policy and research conference on school bullying and violence.