Anti-Bullying and Violence Prevention Resources at TVO
A list of TVO programming that relates to bullying and violence prevention in our youth.
Adults and Children Together (ACT)
COPA’s bullying prevention program focuses on strategies to break the cycle of violence by sensitizing students and others to the issue of bullying, and developing strategies and perspectives for change.
Canadian Safe School Network
The Canadian Safe School Network offers a number of programs and resources to help reduce youth violence in schools and communities including brochures, interactive CD-ROM’s, workshops and other programs.
Companies Committed to Kids (CCK)
CCK resources include nationally televised Public Service Announcements and curricula for children in Kindergarten to Grade 8. The programs are designed to fit with the different learning abilities, styles, and interests of children in primary, junior, and intermediate classrooms, and are aligned with the provincial curriculum.
This site is specifically dedicated to the issue of cyberbullying, its elimination, and the protection of children.
Elementary Bullying Prevention: Resources for Teacher-Librarians and Classroom Teachers (OECTA)
This publication links appropriate literature resources to bullying prevention activities that are suitable for the K-6 classroom or school library. (A number of activities can be used for any elementary division.)
Operation Respect: Don’t Laugh at Me
Operation Respect provides resources for Grades 2-5, 6-8, and for summer camps and after-school programs to aid educators in establishing a climate that reduces the emotional and physical cruelty attached to such behaviours as ridicule, bullying, and possibly violence.
Ontario Ministry of Education – Registry of Resources for Safe and Inclusive Schools
The Ministry of Education – Registry of Resources for Safe and Inclusive Schools provides information about resources to help prevent bullying and promote safe and inclusive schools.
PREVNet is a national network of Canadian researchers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and governments committed to stop bullying. It includes resources for educators and other adults who work with children, kids, teens, and parents. A section on “bullying facts” is also included.
OTF and le Centre ontarien de prévention des agressions (COPA)
have built a multi-faceted bullying prevention program to benefit teachers, other school staff members, parents, school communities, and students. This site
offers useful training components designed to assist teachers in addressing bullying, as well as promoting equity and inclusive education.
Shaping a Culture of Respect in our Schools
A report on gender-based violence, homophobia, sexual harassment, and inappropriate sexual behaviour in schools.
Shaping Safer Schools: A Bullying Prevention Action Plan – Ontario Ministry of Education
A report with an action plan for principals, teachers, and other educators, students, parents, and the broader community around bullying-related issues.
Kids are Worth It
KidsAreWorthIt.com contains bullying handouts, information, suggestions, videos, and other resources by Barbara Coloroso, the author of The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander: From Preschool to High School – How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle of Violence.