When Media Is Used as a Weapon: Identifying and Combating Cyberbulling in Australian Schools


Cyber bullying amongst school students has become an increasing issue in how it impacts on young people’s development and education. The problem is important because many educators, students and parents are finding it difficult to identify and prevent cyber bullying. Cyber bullying has become an increasing problem in Australian schools due to the advancement in communication technology and its application in the school environment. The implication of my starting sentence is that it leads to the identification of cyber bullying as an issue and places it within the school context, which sets up the main setting for the thesis.