In Italy, one in two children are affected by bullying. The age at risk is between 11 and 17 years old. The Istat data place the emphasis on a very delicate and growing phenomenon concerning adolescents. Addressing and preventing the risk of violent behavior is also the road traveled by Accredia, UNI, FIDAE, ISRE and MOIGE that on September 18 presented in Milan the Reference Practice UNI/PdR 42:2018 “Preventing and combating bullying”, born from the collaboration of the work table wanted by the Accreditation Body.
“For the first time a school, where it demonstrates compliance with the requirements of this Practice, can obtain certification from an accredited body according to the UNI CEI EN ISO/IEC 17021-1 standard – explains Giuseppe Rossi, President of Accredia.