Addressing Bullying in Schools Bill

Synopsis: This Bill Paper is prepared to support the Committee for Education in its scrutiny of the Addressing Bullying in Schools Bill. It provides background information on the prevalence of bullying and current practice in schools in Northern Ireland, and considers a number of issues arising from the Bill’s individual clauses. A further Research and Information Service (RaISe) paper (NIAR 632-15; dated 3rd December 2015) provides a Review of Bill Costs to supplement this Paper.

Date: 11 December 2015

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