Negative comments, criticism and defamation on social media can be a nightmare for schools to handle. We can be alongside you, providing specialist advice to guide you through the situation.
People complaining about teachers and schools on social media is a tricky one for schools to navigate. It can cause great upset to individual teachers and given the public nature of the criticism, the spin-offs with pupils and other parents and colleagues can compound the problems.
We can help you with:
A press release from the Department for Education in 2014 stated that reports show that 1 in 5 teachers face online abuse from pupils or parents. Schools should provide training to teachers as part of providing a safe working environment. Here are some guidelines:
The Department for Education provides useful guidelines: dealing with bullying advice.
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Essex: Brentwood, Chelmsford, and Saffron Walden
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