As parents we all want the best education possible for our children. Sadly, this is not a possibility in a culture of fear where intimidation and threats prevails and dictates the norms at school. This is why, bullying is not a personal problem. It is a societal one. If students do not have a safe space to learn and progress, the next generation will not be equipped with the useful skills which would allow them to contribute positively towards the development and growth of the country.