Child Protection -
The statutory process of protecting individual children who are suffering, or likely to suffer, significant harm as a result of abuse or neglect. It involves measures and structures designed to prevent and respond to abuse and neglect.
Conflict is not the same as bullying. Conflict is a mutual disagreement where neither person has a significant power advantage and both of those involved feels equally aggrieved. However, situations of conflict may lead to bullying or aggression, both actual and threatened.
Covert bullying -
This is sometimes referred to as indirect bullying and is a subtle type of non-physical bullying which isn't easily seen by others. It takes place out of sight, and therefore often unacknowledged by teachers. This can be verbal or on social media and via email etc.
Cyberbullying is the use of electronic communication to bully a person, usually by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature or recording or circulating an image or photo without permission, to cause discomfort. This can include internet or mobile phone use, and can be combined with bullying in the real world. One incident of cyber bullying can be multiplied by the use of social media to involve many people.
Repeatedly sending messages that may threaten the person or are designed to intimidate him or her.
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