Bullying is a serious problem in Australian schools. In 2019, over 20 per cent of young people reported experiences of bullying in the previous year.

But researchers say it’s vital to focus on early intervention with social and emotional learning strategies to minimise bullying.

The Big Talks Little People – a new anti-bullying class resource developed in South Australia and used in a number of SA schools –  is now being adapted for overseas classrooms.

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Produced By: Emma Wotzke

Featured In Story: Phillip Slee – Professor from the School of Education at Flinders University

First aired on The Wire, Friday 28 July 2023