Putting a stop to bullying

Lyna Mohamad

The Career Guidance and Counselling Unit of Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE) Nakhoda Ragam Campus held a talk on bullying and harassment for 400 students recently.

Major (Rtd) Rusli bin Bujang of Empowerior Counseling and Consultancy explained on what constitutes bullying and the impact it can have on the overall school environment.

The talk also discussed how to stop unacceptable behaviour, handle complaints and maintain a positive learning environment.

Major (Rtd) Rusli defined the term bullying and its causes. He explored the resources in which to help create awareness regarding its occurrence and how to manage these situations.

IBTE strives to ensure its students are prepared to face the working world not only in terms of work skills, but also in coping with adversities.

Major (Rtd) Rusli bin Bujang of Empowerior Counselling and Consultancy delivers the talk
Students at the talk. PHOTOS: LYNA MOHAMAD