School Harassment Barometer

What should I do if I am harassed at school?

Publié le 15 février 2024 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

Following the announcement in September 2023 of an interdepartmental anti-harassment plan, the Ministry of National Education has implemented a school harassment barometer, the results of which have just been published. discusses the means at your disposal in case of harassment.

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Between November 9 and 15, 2023, a anonymous self-assessment form on harassment has been filled in in over 38,000 establishments. That’s 7.5 million students, from CE2 to the senior year class. This questionnaire was established by a decree of 7 November 2023, published in the Official Journal of 8 November 2023.

The results show that, on average, harassment affects:

  • 5% of schoolchildren;
  • 6% of schoolchildren;
  • 4% of high school students.

We'd count more than one student harassed per class. These conclusions were drawn from a representative sample of 17 000 questionnaires.


this annual school harassment barometer will be renewed every november. The results will be made public each time.

3018: a unique harassment hotline

When faced with a situation of school harassment or cyberharassment, young people, parents and professionals can be supported.

Since September 2023, the 3018 becomes the unique platform to address bullying at school or online. Listening is provided by psychologists, lawyers and digital tools specialists.

To reach 3018, you can:

3018 allows you to report harassment and malicious content online, on social networks or pornographic sites. After a report, harmful content can be removed within hours.

Measures to combat harassment

An interdepartmental plan to address harassment was presented on September 27, 2023. A number of measures were announced, including:

  • one unique number anti-harassment, 3018, which replaces 3020;
  • accession to the pHARe program is now compulsory in all schools ;
  • one No to Harassment award rewarding groups of students who have created a harassment prevention medium (poster or video);
  • training for parents’ representatives, available online, by the end of the 2023/2024 school year;
  • training all National Education staff to respond to harassment by the start of the 2027 school year.

380 harassment referees were also set up to help families resolve harassment situations. Consult the map of references by academy.


since august 17, 2023, a student can be expelled from their school if they pose a risk to the health or safety of other students, subject to conditions.