Venue : Global Public School

Date : 17 – November – 2017

  • 30 participants from 25 schools participated in an hour long Group Discussion .“Cyber Bullying – How School Counselors can intervene ?”.

  • Ms Indu Panicker, Principal, Global Public School welcomed the gathering.

  • Mrs. Mala Menon, Principal Cochin Refineries School presented an overview of the six projects outlined under project BIKOS.

  • Mrs. Premlata Shaji, Project Coordinator BIKOS gave an update of the previous programme ( P1 – Brainstorming Session for Principals ) and an insight into P3 i.e. Formation of Cyber Club in School.

  • The Chief Guest, Dr. Karthikeyan Gokul Chandran, IPS, ASP Narcotics Cell , Kerala Police addressed the gathering.

  • Mrs. Kanchana Chandran, School Counselor CRS initiated the Group discussion. The participants were divided into 3 groups who deliberated on various issues associated with Cyber Bullying within school campus and also discussed the points that came as output of Brainstorming session for Principals.

  • Each group presented their views and it was finally moderated by officers of Kerala Police Kochi Cyber Cell – Mr. Manoj Kumar, Mr. Binoy Joseph and Mr. Jaiji Mathew.

  • Moderators report was presented by Mr. Binoy Joseph, Kochi Cyber Cell. (Attached as Annexure)

  • This was followed by an hour long session on “Cyber Bullying – its Psychological effects”, by Dr. Chalam Das, Consultant Psychiatrist, Sunrise Hospital.

  • Mrs. Susanna Sunil, Vice Principal, Global Public School proposed the vote of thanks.

The session was a fruitful one and was first of its kind for School Counselors.