T.D. supports new anti-bullying practices

first_imgAdvertisement Education Minister Ruairi Quinn and Children and Youth Affairs Minister Frances Fitzgerald launching the new Action Plan on Bullying at the Department of Education.Fine Gael T.D. for Limerick and President of the Irish Association of Suicidology, Dan Neville has called on teachers, parents and students in Limerick to engage with the new anti-bullying guidelines announced by Minister for Education and Skills Ruairi Quinn T.D.The guidelines form part of the national Action Plan on Bullying, which was published in January 2013.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The new procedures require the implementation of education and prevention strategies for bullying and cyber-bullying in all schools in Limerick and around the country.“This is the first practical step in this Government’s efforts to reduce bullying in our schools in an effort to protect our children and improve their educational experience”, Mr. Neville said.“I urge all members of the school community to engage with this process in order to explore the issue of bullying and take measures to ensure that bullying is tackled within their school”, he added.Mr. Neville believes that a blind eye has been turned to bullying in schools around Ireland and that the pro-active measures outlined by the Department of Education should work to reduce bullying. Twitter Email Facebook Linkedincenter_img WhatsApp NewsT.D. supports new anti-bullying practicesBy Staff Reporter – September 20, 2013 625 Previous articleFamily fun guarantee today with Limerick’s Culture NightNext articleVolunteers needed for ‘Aware’ Fundraiser Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Printlast_img

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