School bullying "severe situation" exceeded 600 cases to record high Last October 18:14:14
A study by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology revealed that the number of bullying schools that had a serious impact on the victims, called “serious situations”, exceeded 600 last year and was the highest.
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology investigated the bullying situation of 37,192 schools, including elementary and junior high schools, high schools, and special support schools nationwide.
As a result, the number of bullying recognized was 543,933, an increase of 129,955 over the previous year, the highest ever.
In addition, the number of cases called `` serious situations '' that caused serious damage to life or body during bullying or were absent from school for a long time increased by 128 to 602 cases compared to the previous year. It was.
The “Major Situation” was newly established by the Law on Promotion of Bullying Prevention Measures enacted in 2013 triggered by bullying suicide in Otsu City.
Once certified, it is required to be investigated by a third-party committee, etc., but the number of cases has increased from 179 in the first year, the highest in the last year.
According to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, “Although the momentum for recognizing bullying is increasing in education, it is an issue that serious bullying has increased. I want you. "