Tormented teachers: How cyberbullying affects educators
Social media and technology have transformed the way people bully each other in schools. While it’s widely-known that teenagers suffer from this new form of bullying, what may come as a shock is that teachers are victims, too. In fact, a recent survey reports that more than a third of teachers say they have been cyberbullied—and there’s no protection for them. Only three states have anti-bullying laws that protect teachers. In the words of one of the teachers surveyed, "I eventually had a breakdown in the summer holiday needing an emergency doctor to be called out -- as I had become suicidal."
Read more about how cyberbullying affects educators in the below infographic.