What is KiVa?
KiVa is an evidence based programme that has been designed to prevent bullying and to tackle bullying effectively. Classroom teachers teach a range of lessons around how to identify bullying and what to do if you are being bullied or see someone being bullied.
The KiVa Team:
The KiVa team address any reported bullying incidents and follow a process to ensure that bullying behavior is dealt with and monitored.
Harmful behaviour/degrading treatment which is:
- Targeted at a relatively defenceless/less powerful person.
Bullying is not:
- A conflict.
- An argument.
- A fight.
Goals of the KiVa Programme:
- Reduce bullying.
- Prevent new bullying incidents from happening.
- Minimise the negative effects caused by bullying.