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Call It Out: Our anti-trolling campaign

Our Call It Out campaign is bringing together industry leaders and stakeholders across the education, business and not-for-profit sectors to promote online kindness and identify ways in which we can come together and tackle the growing issue of toxic behaviour online.   

How will we do this?

Online bullying is a huge factor impacting people’s mental health, and is a significant barrier in enabling people to be the best versions of themselves. We believe that bullying should be called out in all its forms.

That is why we are collaborating with experts in the field to offer practical next steps and support, demonstrating how education can be an integral part of the solution. 

Movements need collaborators and we’re experienced at bringing together the best the industry has to offer. We'll focus on a different theme relating to online bullying to show how these toxic behaviours can be tackled. From staying safe online, to increasing resilience and positivity, to supporting people not to be ‘trolls’ themselves – we’ll be creating webinars, videos and articles for individuals, parents, carers, educators, employers and more.

Who we're working with 

We’ve already had support from the Anti-Bullying Alliance, who is offering anti-bullying resources and training for our Call It Out campaign.

Other partners include social inclusion charity, Campaign for Learning and Fika, a mental wellbeing app used in further education settings across the country. FE News, a leader in further education-related news has also given the campaign it's backing. Other supporters include CACHE Alumni, an online resource service for people working in the care and education sectors.

Read: From the blog

We're collaborating with experts and guests to create helpful resources and articles on the topic of anti-bullying. You can read the latest from our blog below:

Watch: Our webinar on staying safe online

Our latest webinar, Call It Out: Staying Safe Online, explored a number of themes relating to the ways we can tackle bullying through safer and more responsible use of online technology. 

Watch as our  Sector Manager for Digital, Creative and Design, James Lane,  speaks with our Sector Manager for Education and Childcare, Janet King, and our Information Security Manager, Richard Grant, sharing their expertise on online safety from their different viewpoints.

Infographic – 5 ways to start making kindness the norm online


How to spot the signs of bullying with the Anti-Bullying Alliance

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Just over a third of trolling victims are willing to admit to their parents that they are being cyberbullied, making it harder to monitor and stamp out.

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  • Anti-Bullying Alliance – a coalition of organisations and individuals who are united against bullying
  • Bullies Out – providing education, training and support to thousands of people
  • Business Against Trolls – empowering businesses to handle toxic employees and trolls both within and outside of the company
  • National Bullying Helpline – providing information and advice for anyone dealing with bullying
  • YGAM – a charity who inform, educate and safeguard young people against gaming and gambling harms