Does Bullying Affect A Child 's Academic Achievement / Performance?

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Title: How and why does bullying in primary school affect a child’s academic achievement/performance?

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The research question for this paper is “How and why does bullying in primary school affect a child’s academic achievement/performance”……um………….???..................

Bullying is said to occur when a child is the target of any behaviour that is (1) harmful or done with intent to harm; (2) repeated or occurs over time; and (3) characterized by an imbalance of power, such that the victim does not feel that he or she can stop the interaction (Raskaukas et al. 2010). Bullying is also defined as using superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone), typically to force them to do something (oxforddictionaries.com). Bullying has many characteristics but usually comes in the form of verbal abuse, physical aggression or relational victimization. The first two forms of bullying have sometimes been called “direct bullying” as they include directly aggressive behaviour. Relational victimization is the manipulation of peer relationships in order to exclude someone (Rothon et al. 579-588). There are other forms of bullying such as cyberbullying. Cyber bullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass, or target another person (kidshealth.org/en/parents/cyberbullying.html)

While bullying is a…
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