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Information Sciences Letters

Information Sciences Letters

Abstract

The paper aims to determine the reality of cyberbullying on the Madrasti (my school) platform from the point of view of students and teachers. It identifies the requirements and challenges of developing the platform to face cyberbullying. It makes a proposal for developing the platform’s role to face cyberbullying. It covered a randomly selected sample of (126) female students and (420) female teachers. The result indicated that (25.4%) of the sample were bullied, and (42.9%) of them believed that verbal bullying is the most common among students on the Madrasti platform. Moreover, (54.8%) of them were aware of what to do when exposed to cyberbullying, while (35.7%) of them do not have adequate awareness, and (9.5%) have some awareness. The results of the second question of the questionnaire revealed the low role of the Saudi Madrasti platform in facing cyberbullying among middle school students. The results of the third question revealed that the most important requirements for developing the platform in facing cyberbullying, from the teachers’ perspective, include student counseling, enforcing regulations and laws, community participation, and activating the relationship with parents). The results of the fourth question revealed that the most significant challenges to developing the platform include the inability to alert students and teachers in case of offensive messages outside the classroom

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