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The Chatroom Project

Walsh, Enda (2016) The Chatroom Project. [Performance]

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Abstract

Cyber bullying education is important in every school and most schools have a program already in place. Mostly, this education takes place during school hours—targeted directly at the students themselves. Optimistically 50% will pay attention and take on board the advice that is given. The Chatroom project aims to engage and educate the whole family—including those in the broader community. The Chatroom project also aims to give young people an opportunity to discuss what does and doesn’t work when it comes to social media and “actions” against cyber bullying. It’s possible that the current advice around cyber safety isn’t applicable, maybe they have ideas that they could share with each other or with the adult community to take on board, or perhaps young people have some initiatives that have not been considered.

Item Type: Performance
Additional Information:

This was an exisiting play directed by me and a colleague and located into an innovative theatre use.

Uncontrolled Keywords: suicide; youth well being; cyber bullying; applied theatre; community capacity building
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1301 Education Systems
FOR Classification > 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Arts and Education
Depositing User: Ms Lyn Wade
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2018 03:31
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2018 03:31
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/35768
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