The TABASCO Workshop, held on August 16, 2023, in Sofia, Bulgaria, proved to be a resounding success with a turnout of 82 participants from various educational sectors. The event saw the active participation of 20 primary and secondary schools, 10 universities from across the country, and 52 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) specializing in vocational education and a staunch stance against cyberbullying.
This collaborative workshop aimed to address pressing issues surrounding cyberbullying and promote a united front against this pervasive problem in the digital age. The event’s diverse attendees underscored the importance of involving stakeholders from different educational domains to tackle cyberbullying effectively.
The participation of 20 primary and secondary schools from Sofia emphasized the critical role of schools in addressing and preventing cyberbullying. These institutions are on the frontline in nurturing a safe and respectful online environment for students. The workshop allowed them to exchange insights, strategies, and best practices to combat cyberbullying effectively.
Additionally, 10 universities joined the workshop, adding an academic perspective to the discourse on cyberbullying prevention. Their involvement showcased a commitment to research, education, and advocacy aimed at reducing cyberbullying incidents among students and within their communities.
A significant number of participants, 52 organizations dedicated to vocational education and with a clear stance against cyberbullying, brought a wealth of expertise and resources to the table. Their active engagement demonstrated a collective commitment to educating and empowering individuals to stand up against cyberbullying.
The TABASCO Workshop in Sofia served as an essential platform for networking, knowledge sharing, and collaboration among educational institutions and NGOs dedicated to eradicating cyberbullying. It underscored the importance of a united front in the fight against online harassment and laid the foundation for future initiatives to combat this critical issue.