As a reaction to the tragic death of a Berlin primary school pupil in a debate about bullying has begun. Neither the exact cause of death has yet to be explained, nor is it certain whether bullying led to the alleged suicide. The officers – as usual in such cases – a so-called death investigation, the corpses of the girls should be examined. For more information not made the police and the public Prosecutor’s office on the star request.

The Senate administration for education, according to the bullying allegations. You take the issue of bullying “very, very seriously,” said education Senator Sandra Scheeres (SPD) in RBB-info radio. “Bullying is a real Problem in schools, in Berlin and elsewhere,” said the state Secretary Sigrid Klebba. Currently, however, for anyone clear what role it played in this case.

parental reports of bullying-Problem

On Saturday it became known of death of the student from the Berlin district of Reinickendorf. She had gone to the house of otter elementary school. According to the “daily mirror” should you have a suicide attempt and later, in the hospital at the consequences died. As a possible Background to the suspicion of bullying at your school in the space. Parents ‘ representatives reported in the media of a bullying Problem at the school. But so far there is no official confirmation for the suicide, yet the Background is clear.

Berlin schoolgirl

After the death of an Eleven-year-old: What is bullying and how can I protect my child against it?

After the death of an eleven-year-old girl last week in Berlin accusations, the student had been extremely bullied and suicide would have been committed. How to recognize bullying and what can parents and teachers against the cruelty, you can find here.


students, teachers and parents at the school the opportunity to mourn and to exchange information on the Events. The headmistress Daniela Walter announced after a meeting with school supervision and educational administration. “The school will set up a mourning room in which the school community of their sympathy and the desire of the family to a respectful dealing with the death of her daughter.” School psychologists should be on the first day of school in the school.

meanwhile, the bullying warned-circuits-researchers Sebastian wax before rash: A suicide is an extreme action – in adults and children. “People don’t commit it just like that. Often several factors come together, mono-causal explanations fall short,” said the education of scientists.

the Berlin school head defends itself against accusations

The country students Committee called for a more open debate about bullying. “The whole school climate needs to change,” said the Chairman Eileen Hager. Many students did not dare to turn to in bullying cases, the teachers and social workers.

head of the school, Walter fought back strongly against the accusations of the father from the parent Council that the school problems are hushed up. Of course there were incidents –for example, on the Playground. But: “We have a conflict pilot on Board,” said Walter of the RBB”Abendschau”. In addition, a “very well-equipped school existing social work”. Nothing will be hushed up or swept under the carpet.

you have suicidal thoughts? Help the phone offers pastoral care. It is anonymous, free-of-charge and round-the-clock (0800) 1110111 and (0800) 1110222 accessible. A consultation via E-Mail. A list of Federal-aid stations can be found on the page of the German society for suicide prevention.

sources: RBB-info radio, Tagesspiegel, RBB”Abendschau”, the DPA news Agency