Inclusion: a critical component of wellbeing
Professor Dorothy Espelage discusses the importance of supporting and including marginalised students and groups of students who may be the target of bullying.
Building positive and respectful relationships
Students feel safe in a community where all members are active participants in building a welcoming school culture that values diversity.
Schools can help everyone to feel a sense of belonging and connectedness by recognising and responding to the needs of specific groups in the school community.
Diversity exists in various ways including race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, religious belief, ability and political allegiance.
We can all learn from one another and the first step is understanding and respecting diversity.
Hear how people from diverse cultural backgrounds work together to bridge differences.