La connaissance et la compréhension des conséquences du cyberharcèlement sur le climat scolaire chez les futurs enseignants en Australie

Barbara A. Spears, Marilyn Campbell, Donna Tangen, Phillip T. Slee, Donna Cross
2015 Les dossiers des sciences de l éducation  
2015) Australian pre-service teachers' Knowledge and understanding of cyberbullying: Implications for school climate. Les Dossiers des sciences de l'éducation, 33, pp. 109-130. This file was downloaded from: Abstract The beliefs, attitudes and understandings of pre-service teachers towards bullying and more recently, cyberbullying remains unclear. Previous studies have found them to be generally lacking confidence to address bullying, which could impact
more » ... y on school climate if, when they enter the profession, these beliefs undermine existing anti-bullying initiatives. This study explores Australian pre-service teachers' (N= 717) understanding and knowledge of traditional bullying and cyberbullying and their confidence and capacity to deal with it. Findings from self-report, anonymous questionnaires from students attending three universities in Australia indicated that two thirds (66%) of current pre-service teachers felt informed to very informed and capable to very capable (62%) of dealing with school bullying and 90% could discern cyber and traditional bullying behaviours from other online and offline aggressive acts. Gender and Year level differences were found. The potential impact of their knowledge and understanding of bullying and cyberbullying on school climate, and sustaining and maintaining anti-bullying interventions as they enter the profession is discussed.
doi:10.4000/dse.835 fatcat:jrxpn2wgjnbm3lc53ksjivuf6a