Of Post-Brexit, The Rise Of Bullying And Hate Crime In High Schools

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Evidence suggests that, Post-Brexit, the number of incidence of category based bullying and hate crime at high school has risen dramatically Post-Brexit. Research is necessary and must directly involve the victims and perpetrators involved in bullying and hate crimes. To get a better understanding of why this is happening we need to conduct some qualitative research via surveys and/or interviews. Yes or no answers to questions don’t help to find the reason. Open ended questions generated can assist with finding general themes amongst the victims and perpetrators however, they must be strategically constructed. Keeping in mind that both sides of understanding and perceptions need to be shown. Along with a suitable data size which should …show more content…
In addition, research on teachers experiences Post-Brexit might also need to be looked at. Parents were worried about incidents happening in schools being on the rise Post-Brexit. Because of the rise of bullying and hate crime some schools are reviewing how it is handled in their school. One theme that maybe researched across the UK is the perpetrators of hate crime which can be addressed through Post-Brexit research in high schools. Again, this can lead to a wider scope of research outside of high schools. Studies show support for bullying and hate crime individually but do they research why and how to tackle this since the rise of these incidents in hate crime and bullying Post-Brexit specifically in high …show more content…
It is a qualitative and quantitative technique which is used to study subjective experience. The strengths of Q Methodology for this particular phenomenon is that the participants are variables (changeable), subjectivity is observed through behaviour (operant subjectivity) and participants are not forced (no restriction on the number of items in a column). Q Methodology also has disadvantages; along with being time consuming and frustrating to deal with (development, participants, analysis, factor interpretation), said not to be reliable (uses small sample size) and isn’t appropriate for those with learning disabilities (unable to complete the task). Because participants manipulate the items to disclose their subjective view of them, the statements must have balance, clarity and coverage. Developing the Q Pack will require much time, gathering the statements, definitions, understandings and knowledge of policies. Using this method could be useful to find out certain information but can be limited because of the lack of communication between the parties. This methods approach uses the participants as variables and participants with similar sorting are grouped. This is particularly good because all of the participants will be

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