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November 16, 2022
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No Bully Portugal - Promoting safe school environments without bullying

We are a non-profit association created in 2016 with the vision of building a country without bullying, where all youth feels happy and safe. We train school communities to provide them with the tools to prevent, stop, and resolve bullying, using a methodology that promotes empathy among students.

We are a non-profit association created in 2016 to end bullying in Portugal, through Empathy. Our Vision is creating a country without bullying, where all youth feels happy and safe. We work with schools to provide them with the necessary tools to prevent, stop, and resolve bullying among students. This is achieved through training for the entire school community, using a methodology that promotes empathy among students, instead of blaming and punishing the “bully” or ignoring behaviours.

Our current training sessions are the following:

For students:
  • we facilitate class sessions to understand bullying and other types of violence and how to face them in a positive way;
  • we create teams of volunteer Ambassadors who will be on the “front line” to identify cases of bullying and solve simple situations in collaboration with adults;
  • we promote group sessions to develop socio-emotional skills such as self-management and empathy.

For parents:
  • we give workshops to understand what bullying is and prevent young people from becoming targets or bullies;
  • we teach parents to understand what is happening with their children by identifying signs of being involved in bullying. They work on empathy and active listening techniques so they can help them talk about how they feel and think of positive strategies to stop bullying.

For Teachers and school staff, there are two levels of training:

  • the basic level, to understand what bullying is, how to prevent it and respond if they see it;
  • the advanced level for those who want to learn how to solve active cases of bullying.

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have created an online campaign called “BE KIND ONLINE” to empower high school and university students to use their voices to stop cyberbullying. On our Instagram page, we have promoted content made by the students with tips to respond to cyberbullying, videos with dozens of people saying “no to bullying,” live sessions with influencers, and testimonials of bullying targets.

Link:

https://www.facebook.com/NoBullyPT/videos/287407455862741

Inês Freire de Andrade
Inês is the co-founder and President of the association. She holds a Ms. in Management, with a focus on Social Enterprise, from Nova SBE. Inês also worked in 2018 at the Nova SBE Leadership for Impact Knowledge Center, as Impact Activator.
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