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Student focus group gives recommendations

Commissioned by the Children's Services Partnership

Hard hitting education for students, emotional support and, more information for teachers are all needed to tackle cyber bullying.

Those are the recommendations made to the Department of Education and Children by a focus group of youngsters from the Island's schools, college and youth service. 

It was formed to discuss the issue, after results of a Manx youth survey - commissioned by the Children's Services Partnership - suggested cyber bullying was on the rise.

Principal Youth Officer Ken Callister says young people will be central to any strategies developed to fight bullying online:  

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