The International Observatory of Violence in School - IOVS

The first number of the International Journal on School Climate and Violence Prevention is online.

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Student Well-Being and Prevention of Violence Research Centre (SWAPv)
Inaugural Conference 13th-15th July 2016 @ Flinders, Tonsley Campus
(Adelaide - Australia)

"Enhancing child and adolescent wellbeing and preventing violence in schools
and early childhood settings"

Conference flyer


The SWAPv inaugural conference, (in partnership with Flinders Educational Futures Research Institute, Office of Indigenous Strategy & Engagement, The Wellbeing and Resilience Centre (SAHMRI), headspace, Relationships Australia (SA)) comprises more than 50 keynote addresses , papers, posters, round table discussions, workshops and symposia. Three main themes include (i) research, (ii) policy and practice and schools and (iii) pg & early career. The conference links research with translation, dissemination and implementation of programs, policy & practice.

Opening Address by President Coleiro Preca of Malta- The Presidents Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society. (

Opening Highlight Performance: ‘Bound and Unbound’ by members of the Office of Indigenous Strategy and Engagement, Flinders University.

Public Event. A public lecture will be held on Thursday 14th July, 6-9.30pm, and features a panel discussion on the topic of: “The politics of well-being”. We suggest that you put this in your diary. Further information is to follow.

For keynote, venue, accommodation and registration details, please go to the Conference website:

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the International Observatory on Education and Prevention (OUIEP) of the Paris-Est University and its partners is organizing an International conference from November 16th to 18th 2016 on :

"New educational issues from an international perspective.
Education research and reconstruction of school and educational spaces.

To download the conference flyer and call for papers, please click here
Deadline to submit abstract : April 8th, 2016




 IJVS n°16 - October 2015 - Special number   

"Daring to interact with different others :
 A new challenge for a caring school environment."

Read the latest issue of the IJVS here


IJVS n°15 - September 2015 

The International Journal of Violence and Schools (IJVS) number 15 is online.

Read the latest issue of the IJVS here


Lima's Declaration


The 6th World Conference on "Violence in Schools and Public Policies" has been jointly organized by the International Observatory of Violence in Schools and the MINEDU (Peruvian Ministry of Education)
Key notes are available in our " News" section


Superb 6th World Conference on "Violence in Schools and Public Policies" jointly organized by the International Observatory of Violence in Schools and the Peruvian Ministry of Education. 1,000 participants from 25 different countries, beautiful scientific contributions and productive exchanges, delegates mix (researchers, decision makers, professionals) and…a very positive climate!

In the name of the Scientific Committee of the IOVS

Thank you to all of you who contributed

Catherine Blaya


VI World Congress on School Violence and Public Policies:
     From Violence to School Well-being
(Lima, 20-22.05.15) – Call for Proposals

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New Publications

"Structural validation and cross-cultural robustness of the European Cyberbullying Intervention Project Questionnaire "

Rosario Del Rey, José A. Casasb, Rosario Ortega-Ruiz, Anja Schultze-Krumbholz, Herbert Scheithauer, Peter Smith, Fran Thompson, Vassilis Barkoukis, Haralambos Tsorbatzoudis, Antonella Brighi, Annalisa Guarini, Jacek Py?alski, Piotr Plichta (2015)

Computers in Human Behavior (Impact Factor: 2.27). 09/2015; 50:141 - 147. DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2015.03.065

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Paz Elipe1, Joaquín A. Mora-Merchán, Rosario Ortega-Ruiz and José A. Casas (2015)

Front. Psychol. 6:486. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00486

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The anti-bullying national award ceremony was held on the 3rd of April 2015 at the lycée Henri the 4th in Paris, in presence of the French Minister of Education, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, and the delegate Minister Eric Debarbieux. Each year, this prize is issued to students for the best videos or posters productions.

This project was open to youth from 8 to 18 years and involved thousands
of students in 26 academies. Over 800 classes of students together with their teachers from 26 Academies took part. 10 prizes were issued at the national and 26 at the regional level.

Pr Catherine Blaya, President of the IOVS, was member of the national jury."


The IOVS adopted the Respect Zone label

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