Teaching empathy as important as academics, says bullying expert

With bullying of Canadian teens rarely far from the headlines, so goes the work of York University Professor Debra Pepler, reported the Vancouver Sun April 30. Pepler is a co-director of PREVNet, a federally funded research network focused on preventing bullying in Canada. She is speaking in Vancouver on May 7 about what parents and teachers can do to help at an event hosted by the Children’s Health Policy Centre at Simon Fraser University. Read full story.