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This course will help you explore developments in social views on consent, and understand how consent education is changing and moving into the earlier years of schooling.
This course will help you explore developments in social views on consent and understand how consent education is changing and moving into the earlier years of schooling. You’ll learn:
- What consent is and why it is important
- The issues that stem from not properly understanding or valuing consent
- Why children need to learn about consent at a young age
- How to teach consent to primary-aged children.
- Trends in consent education.
- Curriculum area: Health and Physical Education
- General capabilities: Literacy, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding
This course is mapped to the Professional Standards for Teachers. It is accredited for teacher professional development hours in the following states and territories:
Proficient Teacher – all states and territories except NSW
2.1 Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area
This course is accredited by TQI for 2 hours professional development for teachers in the ACT.
Janine Meadley is an Education Specialist at Cool Australia and brings over 15 years of education experience to the table. She holds a Masters in Education from Monash University and a Diploma in Professional Counselling. Janine is interested in education that considers the whole child so that their learning experiences set them up for success and happiness in work and relationships and ensures they become responsible human beings on a healthy planet.
This course has been thoroughly reviewed by a Child and Adolescent Psychologist:
Niclés Bestel (MPsych (Clinical), GradDipPsych, DipCouns, BA, EMDRA) is a child and adolescent psychologist who has extensive experience working in various counselling, community mental health and school wellbeing settings. Niclés has a particular interest in working with trauma and dissociation. Niclés provides counselling and support to children, adolescents and families in a school setting and as a Practice Director of Aspire Wellness and Psychology. Cool Australia commissioned Niclés to research the topic of online safety and child sexual exploitation. She provided Cool Australia with a detailed scoping report outlining best practice, the latest research and proposed activities and resources. This report formed the foundation of the eSafety for Kids lessons. Niclés also conducted a thorough review of the lessons and support materials, providing detailed feedback on creating safety in the classroom and scaffolding the activities to ensure they were developmentally appropriate.
As a not-for-profit organisation, all revenue from our Professional Development courses is reinvested into providing teachers with the resources to become the designers of exceptional learning.
Reviews for Teaching Consent To Children
- 08. Having a clear definition of consent is important
- 09. Defining consent
- 10. Why some people have a problem with consent
- 11. Let’s change the story
- 12. Gender roles and attitudes towards sexual violence
- 13. Consent is everyone’s responsibility
- 14. Changing attitudes towards consent and sexual assault
- 15. Your relationship with consent
- 16. Why teach consent to children?
- 17. The language of consent
- 18. How NOT to teach consent
- 19. Modernising consent education
- 20. The consent conversation
- 21. Connecting consent with the world of children
- 22. Tips for teaching consent to children
- 23. More tips for teaching consent to children
- 24. Quick Check-in