Bullying and cyberbullying Research and resources

Below is a selection of our child protection research, leaflets, guidance, evaluations and safeguarding resources on bullying and cyberbullying.

Qualitative study of children, young people and 'sexting'

Research with young people to discover how sexually explicit texts and images are produced, circulated and used through mobile phones and the internet.

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Younger children and social networking sites: a blind spot

Research into the experiences of 11-12 year olds on social networking sites how to protect them.

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Experiences of 11-16 year olds on social networking sites

Describes experiences of 11-16 year olds on social networking sites and strategies used to deal with things that upset them online.

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Keeping safe

A series of reports which highlight our findings from research on the development of effective preventative education in primary schools in Northern Ireland.

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Sexting: an exploration of practices, attitudes and influences

Findings from focus groups with young people, aged 13-14 years and 10-11 years in England. 

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Telling about bullying

A story in pictures providing advice for deaf adults to help them find out what they can do when a child is being bullied.

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Learning from case reviews - Teenagers: learning from case reviews

Lessons from case reviews published since 2010, where adolescents were the subject of the review.

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Learning from case reviews - Suicide: learning from case reviews

Lessons from case reviews published since 2010, where the young people involved have made an attempt on or taken their own lives.

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Lesson plans on online bullying for secondary schools

The Anti-Bullying Alliance, NSPCC and Diana Award have jointly developed these lesson and assembly ideas for secondary school age pupils to support the Stop Speak Support campaign on cyber bullying.

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