For our understanding first and foremost, we need to assimilate the meaning of word ‘Bully’.
Any Individual who is in habit of being cruel and have no qualms before insulting and snubbing the people who could be smaller, weaker, in any way are more susceptible to being vulnerable.
If Someone Bullies the children, they generally do things to hurt or frighten. We have to ensure that we do not allow any child to bully others as it has long term Psychological effect on the child.
Bullies in school: Bullies can be rampant in school, if parents and teachers are not alert and extra sensitive to the situation. It is advisable that we should always get into the depth of the problem if child is reluctant to go to the school or make excuses for attending the school, looks tense, Cries often or comes back from school unhappy.
Children who are bully in the school are arrogant and overbearing and use their strength or power to frighten or hurt weaker people.
Bullies in Children: Usually bully is a person who can hurt you mentally, emotionally or physically.
We are restricting our write up about Bullying the children.-Bullying person might call you hurting names, take away your lunch and generally leaves no stone unturned to make you miserable. It may be difficult to believe but bullying can have very serious consequences. We must take immediate action against bullies.
Role Of School Uniform in controlling bullying in the school: School Uniform is great leveler. The Comparisons on the basis of clothes are reduced. It s obvious that when all the students dress up in uniform the jealousies, envy and competition between the students over the choice of clothing is substantially reduced. The Comparisons made on the basis of fashionable and expensive dresses take a back seat.
How to cope with Bullies? The school must always be ready to protect their students from bullying.
We do not advice approaching the bullies’ parents directly. Let the school authorities handle this. It is natural for the parent to get offended when they hear complaints about their child. One must try to deal with it dispassionately.
How to overcome Bullying –
• Keep a track on the bullies by keeping updated about their actions, dates, times, Places. Keep a record of it.
• Must find if any verbal threats are made to your child.
• Have face to face meeting with the principal, tell your child’s Version and ask for assistance.
• Do not lose your temper but dwell on the disturbing behavior points.
• Be calm yet firm and protective towards your child. Any emotional outburst or ranting will not solve the problem.
• Think what you can do to arrest bullying.
• In case bullying does not cease, you should remind the school.
Deal with Bullying: It is our moral duty to show the way to the bully. Children being immature may not realize this will affect them.
If your child is a bully do not hesitate in consulting the child psychologist, Counselor or mental health expert.
Bullying because of looks, appearances and complexion: Physical appearances also play major role as often student get pleasure in making less attractive children feel complexed and get inferiority complex. Physical disability also leads to name calling. It is wise to counsel such children in time and show them the way.
Putting the blame game is wrong and can irreparably harm the student. We must take care to understand the most overused words Bully or Bullying.
Parents Role in Tackling Bullying:
Without doubt it is in the hands of parents to prevent and respond to bullying. The trio of Parents, Education and community can tackle this.
We must remember the children who regularly bully can have behavioral problem like stealing, vandalism absentism.etc.
These days it is fashion to do cyber bullying- Needs different strategy then in person bullying.
Safe School Climate:
We at JBM Global, Expressway and JBM Smart Start, Greater Noida West, we keep cohesion between the student and staff by guiding them not to get harassed by cyber bullying or cyber harassment or in the other words online bullying. As these days, with the advancement of technology and expanded digital sphere, it is common place to see people who use the internet to frighten or cause harm to children by sending them messages in profane language.
Innocent Children can be easy targets or get harassed by sharing negative, harmful means of false content. We encourage students to speak up and counsel them whenever, situation demands such a thing.
With Alertness, we can overcome bullies.
But, always remember while protecting your child from being bullied. Be alert to note that your very own child is not turning out to be Bully. We should have Zero tolerance for bullies whether it is your child or any other child.