One in three Canadian students from grade 7 to 12 are victims of bullying. Internationally, Canada ranks a dismal 27th out of 35 countries when it comes to bullying and victimization. The numbers speak for themselves, but who are the faces behind the statistics?
CBC's Connect with Mark Kelley goes back to high school to find out in bullyPROOF: Classroom Confidential, a documentary that is emotional, compelling and raw. While on location at a Quebec high school, the Connect team sets up a "Bully Booth" where students and teachers privately share their personal experiences with bullying.
The DVD and digital versions of #bullyPROOF include:
Written by Vanessa Hamilton,
teacher and creator/founder of Bullying Awareness: Reclaiming Our Schools.
Teachers can also find additional resources on the CBC News bullyPROOF website, including students' personal stories, coping strategies and other anti-bullying resources.