Don’t be mean behind the screen


Due to the increasing number of teenagers who use technology and social media, bullying has been spreading more and more online. It is of a new kind, more complex and difficult to identify, as it is often hidden by the bullies who successfully pretend to be other persons than they really are. Researchers point out that the consequences of this phenomenon are seriously increasing.
Therefore, this project focuses on both students and parents. On the one hand we want our students to be responsible users of the internet and social media and to decrease the cases of cyberbullying. On the other hand we want to help parents so that they can monitor and supervise their children while being online and identify the cyberbullying signs in their behaviour.


  • to decrease the incidence of cyberbullying by at least 50% in 2 years
  • to raise the awareness of at least 80% of the target group related to all forms of bullying at the end of the 2 project years
  • to improve parents’ capacity to monitor their children’s online activity by producing one guide for them and running 4 workshops (C2-C4)
  • to create an online platform for the reporting of cyberbullying incidents which will be used by all the schools starting with the academic year 2021-2022 (C5)
  • to increase students’ intercultural awareness and communication skills
  • to develop students’ creativity and critical thinking
  • to develop the European dimension of our schools through international cooperation

The target group – 270 students aged 12-14 in each school.
Participants in exchanges – 120 students (24 students from each country) – attend regular classes, topic-related workshops and lectures, cultural activities
Parents of TG students – will take part in workshops addressed to them during the exchanges and also after the exchanges, as each school will implement similar workshops with its TG parents

C1 – Cyber-bullying across European schools – Case studies, statistics, current situation in each school/country C2 – How do I spend my time online? – Guidelines for mobile and Internet use – exchange
C3 – How do I know when I am being bullied? – Identification of cyberbullying forms and incidents
C4 – What are the consequences of cyberbullying for the bully and the victim? – Ethical and legal standards for online activities, psychological consequences
C5 – What do I do if somebody bullies me? – Reporting cyberbullying and online hate incidents

As a result of our cooperation, we will produce the following outputs, which will be applied in our schools and shared freely on our dissemination platforms (eTwinning, EPRP, the project website):
a. Initial and final analysis of cyberbullying in our schools (EE)
b. Guide for online safety (addressed to students) (RO)
c. Brochure entitled Causes and Effects of cyberbullying (IT)
d. Guide for parental control of children’s online activity (GR)
e. Online platform for reporting bullying incidents (addressed to students and parents) (TR)
f. Sets of activities about cyberbullying for use with students (all partners)

The project is meant to contribute to the enhancement of the European dimension of our schools. Through the project the openness and flexibility of our teachers and students will be achieved. Moreover, the school presence in the local community will be stronger, as the school will become more appealing to future students. The reduction of cyberbullying incidences in our schools and the fact that our students will be able to identify bullying cases and act in such circumstances will be a main advantage, too. We will also enable parents to become more active in their children’s life, to monitor, guide and support them. Thus, we will create a fruitful collaboration among school, parents and students. In addition, our school will become a local multiplier, as our results will be shared with other schools in our areas, thus, our impact will be transferred and widespread in all local schools and communities. Finally, we will gain a valuable project management capacity which will help us develop qualitative Erasmus+ initiatives in the future.