Listen to world leading experts in the field of bullying, aggression and violence research - Professor Christina Salmivalli from Finland and WA’s Professor Donna Cross from Edith Cowan University.
Professor Salmivalli, who heads the National School of Psychology in Finland, led the development, implementation and evaluation of the highly successful KiVA strategy. This program has greatly reduced the negative effects of bullying in Finnish schools and increased student safety.
A key feature of the KiVa program is encouraging bystanders and witnesses to bullying to take positive action, particularly to support victims.
Download a podcast (16 minutes 25 seconds) of Professor Salmivalli where she:
Professor Cross, Director of the Child Health Promotion Research Centre (CHPRC) at Edith Cowan University, has developed targeted anti-bullying school programs and resources, based on more than 11 years of research and development.
Download a podcast of Professor Cross (18 minutes 32 seconds) where she: