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Bullying and Hate Crime (Bundle)


Completion of this course carrries 5 SACE CPD points.

SACE is the South African Council for Educators and aims to enhance the status of the teaching profession through appropriate professional development.


This e-learning course bundle is comprised of two course modules:

  • Safeguarding: Bullying and
  • Safeguarding: Hate Crime

Safeguarding: Bullying

This course describes the negative impact of bullying and cyberbullying and teaches positive strategies and solutions for people who experience bullying.

This course is intended for all children’s workforce practitioners, i.e. all staff who work with children, young people and their families.  Although this course forms part of an induction programme for new starters, it is also intended for all practitioners who want to improve their knowledge and continue their professional development.

The course contains additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide.It will enable you to: 

  • Learn the definition of bullying and cyberbullying
  • Understand the different types of bullying
  • Learn the signs of bullying
  • Learn about the technologies used by cyberbullies
  • Know what to do if you suspect a child is being bullied or cyberbullied


Here are some of the topics covered in this course:

Important facts | Definition of bullying | What constitutes bullying | What motivates bullying | Who is bullied? | Who becomes a bully? | Where does bullying occur? | Signs of bullying | What to do if a child is being bullied | Things to say to a bullied child | Child’s Response | Signs a child is bullying others | Bullying Roles | What can be done? | Key facts about intervention | Definition of cyberbullying | What constitutes cyberbullying? | Check your understanding | Cyberbullying as a method | Who becomes a cyberbully? | Bystanders | Technology | Impact of cyberbullying | How to respond to a disclosure: reassure | How to respond to a disclosure: evidence | How to respond to a disclosure: advice | How to respond to a disclosure: report | The role of schools and the police | Anti-cyberbullying code | Always respect others | Think before you send | Treat your password like your toothbrush | Block the bully | Don’t retaliate or reply | Save the evidence | Make sure you tell

Safeguarding: Hate Crime

This course will provide an awareness of what a hate crime and hate incident is and how prevalent hate crimes are. You will learn who the victims and perpetrators are, what effect hate crimes have on a person, and what the current challenges are. This course will introduce you to the law around hate crime and how to respond to an incident.

This course is suitable for anyone working with vulnerable people, or for anyone who wishes to increase their awareness of hate crime, and understand how to recognise and respond to hate crimes, including:

  • All practitioners who come into contact with people
  • Frontline health and social care staff
  • Volunteers
  • General public

This course will heighten your awareness and increase your understanding of hate crime.

  • The course is split into three modules:
  • What is hate crime
  • The law
  • How to respond

In this course you will learn:

  • What a hate crime is
  • How it effects the victim
  • Who the victim and perpetrators are
  • How prevalent hate crime is
  • About the law
  • How to respond to hate crime incidents 
  • How to keep safe on the internet
  • What happens after a hate crime is reported


Some of the topics covered are:

What a hate crime is, how it effects the victim, who the victim and perpetrators are, how prevalent hate crime is, about the law, how to respond to hate crime incidents, how to keep safe on the internet, what happens after a hate crime is reported, why victims don't report hate crime, what your role as an reporter of hate crime is.