Culture of bullying in school: 'No child is born an abuser'

Liesl Schoonrad, Founder of Strong4Life says more needs to be done to educate teachers, parents, and children on the problem of bullying in schools.

Relaying some of the more common causes of bullying at school, Schoonrad says a child’s aggressive behavior may be as a result of a negative home environment.

No child is born to be an abuser. It's life that hits them and experiences that turn them into an abuser to try and self-defend.

Liesl Schoonraad, Founder of Strong4Life

We all have a personal responsibility to educate ourselves.

Liesl Schoonraad, Founder of Strong4Life

When it comes to younger children you can’t expect something from a kid if they haven’t been taught something.

Liesl Schoonraad, Founder of Strong4Life

With the principals, when I have a discussion with them I always ask what the policy is on bullying.

Liesl Schoonraad, Founder of Strong4Life

Once teachers are more educated on how to, there will be a different change in the classroom.

Liesl Schoonraad, Founder of Strong4Life

Listen to the full interview below…


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Culture of bullying in school: 'No child is born an abuser'


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