Bullying Report


This study is aimed at identifying intervening variables that contribute to peer abuse (bullying), while also developing profiles of both the bully and victims. It also establishes the prevalence of bullying among children, while investigating its impact. Click here  to download the summary report [bullying_summary_FINAL] Click here to download the …

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CDA Recognises GSAT Students in State Care

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Transitioning from primary to high school can be challenging for most children. As such, the Child Development Agency (CDA) used its recently held National Children Summit to host a special recognition and preparation session for over 100 children in State care who sat the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) and …

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CDA Unveils Bullying Study Findings

Panel Discussion on Bullying at the National Children's Summit

The first ever national study on bullying, commissioned by the Child Development Agency, has found that 60-65 percent of students have been bullied at some time in their lives. The CDA yesterday unveiled the findings of the study at its Children’s Advisory Panel’s (CAP) National Children’s Summit 2015 held at …

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Children Tackle Bullying, Violence


Bullying or peer abuse is a disturbing phenomenon in Jamaica and globally. Members of the Child Development Agency’s (CDA) Children’s Advisory Panel (CAP) will tackle this and other issues such as violence against children and values and attitudes when they host their second annual National Children’s Summit at the Jamaica …

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