The teams have been applying innovative theoretical approach and advanced statistical
techniques on rich data from 20 randomly selected Prague schools. They are conducting analyses that
will add to the current knowledge on individual and group factors underlying defending. The teams
met in Prague on June 6-9 to work on the theoretical background and the analyses and to coordinate
further preparation of the joint study. The teams collaborate within a project
Bullying in schools: When do peers defend their bullied classmates?
supported by the
Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy and by the Czech Ministry of Education,
Youth and Sports (n. 7AMB17AT034).