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Percentage of students experiencing bullying

Definition
Percentage of students who, during a school year, experienced bullying.
Purpose
This indicator provides information on the extent of self-reported violence and bullying in schools.
Limitations
The indicator is based on the self-reporting by students of their experiences of bullying in or near school. There may be instances when some students feel sufficiently intimidated that they do not report incidents that have taken place thus resulting in an over-estimate of the safety of the school environment.

Pourcentage d’élèves victimes d’harcèlement scolaire

Définition
Pourcentage d'élèves qui, au cours d'une année scolaire, ont été victimes d'harcèlement scolaire.
But
Cet indicateur fournit des informations sur l'ampleur de la violence et des harcèlements scolaires autodéclarés dans les écoles.
Limitations
L'indicateur est basé sur le fait que les élèves ont rapporté leurs expériences d'harcèlement à l'école ou à proximité. Il peut arriver que certains élèves se sentent suffisamment intimidés pour ne pas signaler les incidents survenus, ce qui entraîne une surestimation de la sécurité de l'environnement scolaire.