WITS – Canada’s bullying-prevention program
The WITS® group of programs bring together schools, families and communities to help elementary school children deal with bullying and peer victimization.
In a 2016 report from Dalhousie University, WITS was determined to be the best program of it
s kind in Canada.
Learn more about the WITS Program (for K – grade 3) here.
Poster by Alex – South Broadview Elementary, Salmon Arm, BC
Stories of Kindness
What do you get when you combine
- Pink Shirt Day co-founder Travis Price,
- Canadian celebrities,
- children and youth doing good in their communities,
- and a camera?
Stories of Kindness, a web TV show coming to YouTube in Spring 2021.
Submit your story at storiesofkindness.ca to be considered for an episode.
We are getting better. You can help.
WITS Programs Foundation has a major renewal project underway, designed to help fulfill our vision:
All children are living, learning, and playing in safe and responsive communities.
Keep your eyes out for
- enhanced online training for teachers and community leaders,
- a brand new website,
- updated program materials,
- and much more.
We would love your input, starting with this quick survey about our website. Please take 5 minutes to let us know how to serve you better.
Sprinkling Kindness from Coast to Coast to Coast
WITS Programs Foundation continues its partnership with Pink Shirt Day co-founder Travis Price in celebrating Pink Shirt Day across Canada.
In February 2021, 32 schools in seven provinces participated in online events with Travis, WITSup the Walrus, and youth host Maya Kara.
To keep up to date on next year’s events, visit pinkshirtdaycanada.ca, or check out this infographic for more about this year’s events: Pink Shirt Day 2021
Learning how to prevent bullying doesn’t end at Grade 3. With LEADerS, students from Grades 4 – 6 (or 7) take their knowledge of how to “use their WITS” to a new level of engagement:
L ook and listen
E xplore points of view
D id it work?
S eek help
Click here to learn more about helping your intermediate students become LEADerS.