MIL OSI-C. Mediterranean Region: Portugal
The Ministry of Education will launch a Plan to combat bullying and cyberbullying, focusing on awareness, prevention and definition of intervention mechanisms in schools, with the involvement of various services. This Plan will be associated with the “School Without Bullying. School Without Violence” campaign, which will be available to all students, families and schools. The “Plan for the Prevention and Combat of Bullying and Cyberbullying” – prepared by the Directorate-General for Education, in conjunction with the Directorate-General of School Establishments and the Directorate-General for Education and Science Statistics – and their tools to support the Its implementation, with the collaboration of experts in the field, will arrive in schools in October on the occasion of World Bullying Day, which will be celebrated on October 20, and will be announced in schools the week ending on that day. The purpose of this Plan is to eradicate bullying and cyberbullying in schools by framing them in the broader context of school-based violence, helping to recognize warning signs, launching guidance and empowering schools to use different prevention and intervention approaches. (respecting the autonomy and the reality of each school).
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