Preventing and Tackling Bullying in Birmingham
Birmingham City Council is proud of Birmingham's great diversity and wants our city to be a place where everyone is welcome and can play a positive and active part.
We believe that all children, young people and adults have the right to learn and work in an environment where they feel safe and that is free from harassment and bullying.
We believe that bullying for any reason is unacceptable and are working hard to tackle all types of bullying, including bullying on account of people's race, creed, colour, sexual orientation or disability.
We are also finding ways to address new and emerging forms of bullying, such as cyber-bullying.
Anti-bullying Week 18 - 22 November 2013
This year Anti-bullying week focuses on cyber-safety.
The theme celebrates modern communication technologies and the fantastic opportunities they offer young people. Schools and other organisations working with young people all over Birmingham will be encouraging children to make the most of the internet, smart phones and social networking, and at the same time helping them to be safe online.
Get more information & access resources here: www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk
Safer Internet Day 11 February 2014
The same theme continues in February on Safer Internet Day encouraging young people to join together and take part in creating a better internet.
Bullying Reduction Action Group (BRAG) adopts the Cyber-safety theme for 2013-4.
Across Birmingham many people are working hard to reduce bullying of children and young people in the city. The Bullying Reduction Action Group BRAG is a group of professionals from different schools & agencies, working together to prevent & tackle bullying in Birmingham.
This year we’re encouraging children and adults across Birmingham to join us, adopt the theme of Cyber-safety, and work together to help keep Birmingham’s children safe online.
To take part contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Get more information and resources here: www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2014
Tackling Bullying in Birmingham
Working closely with Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board, BRAG has developed these pages to point you in the direction of all the information, support, advice and services you need to help you prevent and tackle bullying of children and young people, wherever you are in Birmingham.
Children & Young People
Parents & professionals
- What to do if a child is being bullied in Birmingham
- What’s happening in Birmingham to tackle bullying
- National Government Guidance for professionals
BRAG is a member of the Anti-bullying Alliance (ABA), www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk
Stonewall Education Champion
Birmingham City Council is a Stonewall Education Champion.
BRAG is delighted that our inter-agency work to prevent and tackle homophobic bullying has been recognized by Stonewall. Birmingham achieved 5th place in the national Stonewall Education Index in 2010 and 3rd place in 2012.