No, it's Not Ok : How to Stop the Cycle of Bullying
No, It's Not OK deals with the bully/victim problems in New Zealand and outlines effective ways of counteracting and preventing such problems. Bullying is one of the biggest challenges for a child to deal with and extends past the boundaries of school into their home lives. With the advances in technology, bullying has taken on a new face through abusive emails and texts. It is a growing issue in NZ. The authors have had extensive professional involvement with the issues and consequences of bullying. In preparing this book they have conducted focus groups and interviewed children, parents and teachers, and reviewed all of the available local and international research on the subject.
- Paperback | 227 pages
- 129.54 x 187.96 x 20.32mm | 226.8g
- 08 Jul 2009
- Penguin Group (NZ)
- Penguin Books (NZ)
- Auckland, New Zealand
- black & white illustrations
About Tania Roxborogh
Tania Roxborogh has been teaching secondary school since 1988. She is the mother of two girls (a teenager and a pre-teen). Tania, currently the Dunedin College of Education's Writer in Residence, is the author of twenty books including novels for Young Adults, Pre-teens, Shakespearean and English Grammar Texts, Plays and recently a non-fiction memoir Fat Like Me published by Penguin. Kim Stephenson is the Head of the Guidance Faculty at Whangaparaoa College and is the school's guidance counsellor. She has a degree in Sociology and Women's Studies, Master of Education in Counselling, has a background in Domestic Violence Support and counselling, in primary and intermediate teaching as well as being a guidance counsellor at Otahuhu College, Long Bay College and Whangaparaoa College.