Playlist - Bystander action

Learning objectives and key messages

Learning objectives

  • Understand the nature of social power and the dynamics of peer influence on decisions, behaviours and actions within groups.
  • Develop strategies to stand up to peers and friends when they are behaving disrespectfully (harassment, bullying and being a proactive bystander/ upstander).
  • Develop the skills and confidence to know when and how to leave a peer group or end a peer / group relationship if there are conflicts or problems.

  • Understand the nature of social power and the dynamics of peer influence on decisions, behaviours and actions within groups.
  • Develop strategies to stand up to peers and friends when they are behaving disrespectfully (harassment, bullying and being a proactive bystander/ upstander).
  • Develop the skills and confidence to know when and how to leave a peer group or end a peer / group relationship if there are conflicts or problems.

  • Peer influence can have a strong impact on attitudes, decisions and behaviours during early adolescence.
  • Bullying occurs within a complex environment of social power and peer influences.

Key messages

  • Peer influence can have a strong impact on attitudes, decisions and behaviours during early adolescence.
  • Bullying occurs within a complex environment of social power and peer influences.
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