In 2017, there have been about 109 thousand referrals to psychologists about bullying in schools. This was announced by Director General of the Directorate of inclusive and non-formal education Ministry of education Larisa Samsonova, reports “Gromadske”.
According to her, 39% of all calls were from children, 29% – from teachers, 5% are from strangers, others from parents. Samson also noted that the statistics of notifications of bullying in schools has increased, but she doesn’t think it’s bad.
“That an increase in this indicator means that people know what is bullying. And then what to do with it – we have to think,” – said General Director of the Directorate of inclusive and non-formal education.
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