THE NECESSITY OF INTRODUCING DRAMA AND THEATER
IN EDUCATION AS COMMON PRACTICE
IN THE EDUCATION OF YOUTH; THE PREVENTING BULLYING
In this paper, we show the results of the research which was part of the
Togetherness project. "e project lasted for two years and it addressed the problem
of bullying and cyberbullying in elementary and high schools in Belgrade. "e
aim of the research was to examine the impact and the importance of drama
education in work with youth and consequently help them in solving problems.
"e research was carried out through questionnaires for students before and a#er
the participative performances (TIE programs) and roundtables. "e results
showed that a#er participation in the TIE program, participants showed greater
ability to recognize the bullying-behavior and they showed increased confidence in
recognizing (and accepting) the situations when they were victims or bullies. "e
most important results indicate that students were continually interested in
drama work during the whole project.
Keywords: bullying, cyberbullying, drama education, participation, theatre in