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After the suicide of Nicolas, 15, Gabriel Attal should announce an interministerial plan to fight against school harassment by the end of the month. The teenager had indeed complained last year of being the victim of insults and bullying from certain students in his former establishment.
Nicolas, 15, committed suicide on Tuesday September 5 in Poissy (Yvelines). On the gate of his former establishment, a comrade hung a note in his memory Thursday morning, on which is written: “Thank you Nicolas for all these years, you were my best friend and you were like a brother to me. We will miss you.“Within the school, today in shock, Nicolas had complained last year of being the victim of insults and bullying on the part of certain students. He was then in 3rd grade. “We may tell what we are going through, people will not take into account the situation in itself“, denounces a student.
Bullying affects one in ten students
A lack of sufficient measure on the part of the establishment that Nicolas’ family also denounced. Since this return, the teenager was registered in another establishment in Paris. How can we better protect bullied students? First by removing the harassers. It is possible since this year. Bullying at school, which affects one in ten students, has become a top priority for the government. Gabriel AttalMinister of National Education, is expected to announce an interministerial plan to combat bullying by the end of the month.