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Introduction

The teachers section provides information and resources to help school leaders and teachers create and sustain safe and supportive school communities.

National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence
The 2016 National Day of Action against and Bullying and Violence was held on Friday 18 March. A series of Lessons and discussion starters are available for teachers to use on the National Day and all year round. Teachers will also find suggestions for class activities and school events in the National Day of Action section of this site.

The facts about bullying
Did you know? Definitions. Types of bullying. Signs of bullying.

National Safe Schools Framework (NSSF)
The National Safe Schools Framework provides schools with a set of guiding principles and strategies to help them provide a safe and supportive school community for students and the broader school community.

Visit the Safe Schools Hub for information and resources to implement the National Safe Schools Framework.

Whole school strategies
What is a safe and supportive school environment?
Whole school anti-bullying resources
Whole school cybersafety resources
School policies and legislation

Bullying. No Way! STEPS decision-making framework assists schools to select appropriate and evidence-based approaches and programs.

Resources for the classroom
Links to websites, activities, videos, scenarios, stories and curriculum links to use in the classroom and to student engagement activities.

Supporting individual students
The school processes for managing bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence are a key aspect of providing a safe and supportive school environment. Dealing with minor or major incidents in a constructive and supportive manner is critical.

The Young Children section provides information and resources for educators about their important role in nurturing young children's social and emotional skills.

Bullying. No Way! focuses on bullying between students. Teachers who are experiencing bullying at school should contact their supervisor, health and safety representative, human resources department or union. Information related to workplace bullying is available at Fair Work Australia.