Bullying In The Digital Age

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The Challenge for Schools in 2014

Digital Training Institutes Head Mentor JSB will be attending La Touche Trainings Bullying in the Digital Age Conference on Saturday 29th March in the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin 8.

One of the biggest challenges facing school managment in 2014 is dealing with bullying online. This one day conference  will provide up-to-date knowledge and practical guidance from experts who will share the benefit of their expertise and experience in this area. Unknown-51

On the day the conference will cover:

– The tecnical and legal safeguards around Cyberbullying.

Legal issues around allegations of bullying, Duty of care owed by schools, The liability of schools and recent Irish cases.

 –A Workshop on Compliance and implementation of the new Department of Education and Skills guidelines.

Anti-Bullying training for parents.

The day will also include round table discussions, practical work and opportunities to network and connect with colleagues and the conference speakers.

Guest Speakers:

A list of guest speakers will also be attending the event to speak on the topic of the challenge in schools with cyberbullying:

Dr Gerry Jeffers – Conference Chair

Dympna Glendenning BL – A Legal Update for Schools on Bullying

Aine Lynch, National Parents Council – Bullying, A Reflection on the Main Issues for Parents and Children

Paul Dwyer, IT Security Expert – Cyber Threats to Irish Children

Julie O’Neill, Solicitor, McDowell Purcell – Bullying and the Employment Relationship in 2014

Margaret McGarrigal, Restorative Practices & Mediation Practitioner – A Restorative Approach to Bullying Disputes

Monica Monahan, CEO, The National Anti-Bullying Coalition – The Dept of Education’s new Anti-Bullying Guidelines – Bringing your School in Line.

Simon Grehan, Webwise, PDST – “Webwise” – The PDST Support Initiative

Dr Una Feeley, School Principal – Leading in the Prevention of Bullying


This event is open too School Principals, Deputy Principals, Teachers, Technology and IT Teachers, School Counsellors, members of Boards of Managemnet, Parent Councls & Parent Associations, Members of Teachers unions, Lawyers, Government Department Personnel and other interested parties and should not be missed if you are involved in dealing with bullying in schools.

View Brochure here.


Jillian O’Toole

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