11 Aug 2022

Some schools make bullying almost inevitable - expert

From Morning Report, 6:41 am on 11 August 2022

A bullying expert warns that some schools may be inadvertently encouraging children to bully one another.

The problem has been highlighted by this week's revelations National Party MP Sam Uffindell assaulted a younger boy while boarding at Kings College in the 1990s.

University of Auckland School of Education senior lecturer John Fenaughty told RNZ education correspondent John Gerritsen some schools make bullying almost inevitable.