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The Coalition to Decrease Bullying, Harassment and Violence in South Australian Schools (Janine Harvey (Department of Education and Children’s Services), Greg Cox (DECS), Linda Moran (Catholic Education of South Australia), Jenn Trantor (Association of Independent Schools of South Australia) and
Learning Technologies: DECS(Paul Doherty and Jim Edson)
The Insights into the Human Dimension of Covert Bullying website can be found at http://www.cyberbullyingstories.org.au
Acknowledgements Special thanks to those who have contributed their stories, for without them, we would not have the knowledge or the resource we now have.
In particular we would like to acknowledge the significant contribution of the following:
Associate Professor Verity Bottroff: Head of the Department of Disability Studies: School of Medicine: Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders University. Our special thanks go to her and the parents and their children for sharing their experiences of Asperger’s Syndrome with us, so that we might further understand covert bullying.
Alison Wotherspoon (Flinders University) Producer/Director of Coping with School Bullying and Reducing School Bullying video series is acknowledged for her willingness to provide her excellent resources for inclusion on the website.
Learning Technologies’ key role in the construction of the website is gratefully recognised, with thanks in particular to Paul Doherty and Jim Edson for their expertise and willingness
Dr Barbara Spears, Team leader and chief writer, would like to thank the research team for their insights, contributions and professional endeavours. She would especially like to thank Professor Phillip Slee (Flinders University) and Gregory Cox (Department of Education and Children’s Services, South Australia) for their specific contributions, and Professor Larry Owens (Flinders University) and Professor Bruce Johnson (University of South Australia) for their expertise.