February 2002
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SOCIAL/MEDIA ISSUES


TOLERANCE

Being afraid to walk the corridors at school!

Being judged by your color or appearance!

Going to school each day afraid! Afraid of being bullied! Teased!


Teens across Canada face the issue of intolerance and violence EVERY DAY. It happens in your province, your community, your school. This monthís theme issue deals with this problem. It is something students, teachers, parents and society as a whole has to address.

Educational and social organizations continue to address the issue in conferences, meetings and professional journals. As well, journalists and media groups in Canada have profiled this issue in great deal over the past number of years. Has it made a difference?

If it is happening in your school, what measures are being taken by the school, school board and provincial government to address the problem.

The material and activities provided in SNNís March Theme can help you understand and discuss the problem.