Ombudsman for Children. How to make a complaint: Case Story 3 'Hard Lessons'

Published date: 
Monday, August 10, 2009

Kevin is a Traveller who was being bullied in school. He didn't know what to do and felt like leaving school. He was told to talk to the Office of the Ombudsman for Children (OCO). Kevin made his complaint to his school's Principal and the school Board of Management but the bullying went on. The OCO then got involved and the school then made serious efforts to address the issue of bullying.