Every October, schools and organizations across the country join STOMP Out Bullying™ in observing National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal is to encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying by increasing awareness of the prevalence and impact of bullying on all children of all ages.
Throughout the month, weekly challenges are set to help tackle different aspects of National Bullying Prevention Awareness month.
- Week of October 9th – Make friends with someone you don’t know at school and challenge others to be kind
- Week of October 16th – Stand up for others week
- Week of October 23rd – Week of inclusion
- Week of October 30th – Start the week with conversations amongst your peers
Helping schools to identify and support those who are being bullied, is IT asset management and internet safety solution, NetSupport DNA. Its proactive and reactive tools such as keyword monitoring, recordings of triggered events, enabling students to report their concerns to trusted staff members, and much more – helps schools to stop bullying and other negative behaviour.