China's education ministry has launched an anti-bullying campaign for
primary and middle schools across the country based on a recent
The guideline urged thorough investigations to find evidence of
bullying and called for necessary measures to defuse potential bullying
behaviors in schools.
Depending on the seriousness of the offense, students perpetrating
bullying should be subjected to disciplinary actions, reprimanded,
warned, or transferred to special schools, the guideline noted.
It also called for offering psychological counseling to bullying victims.
Schools are obliged to stop acts of bullying upon finding any such
instances and contact the police in severe situations, the guideline
Schools should also offer in-depth moral, legal and mental health
education, as well as special training for students to prevent campus
bullying, the guideline said, adding that families should play a larger
role in curbing bullying. Enditem