My Child Bullied Someone – What Do I Do?

Written by Néhémie Bikin-kita With the creation of the internet, social media, smartphones, and other smart devices that many people use every day, all day, cyberbullying – the bullying that occurs on digital and online platforms such as social media or text messaging1 – has become an increasingly common issue. We’ve been through the stats…

Press Release: Bullying Incidents Involving Foreign Students

Much has been said about the statements of Mr. Charles Caruana Carabez, Commissioner for Education, as reported in the Ombudsman’s Annual Report 2018. These statements were widely condemned by several NGOs and institutions, held as ‘careless and misinformed’. We found ourselves perplexed, reading about “a couple of foreign nationalities standing out for misbehaviour”. We were…

5 Tips to Combat Cyberbullying

Written by Néhémie Bikin-kita With the creation of the internet, social media, smartphones, and other smart devices that many people use every day, all day, cyberbullying – the bullying that occurs on digital and online platforms such as social media or text messaging1 – has become an increasingly common issue. We’ve been through the stats…