How to foster a culture of respect and consent in your classroom

Learning Focus
Australian Curriculum
Start Date
3 Jun, 2024
Enrol by
27 May, 2024
Program Description

This full-day workshop is specifically designed to build the confidence, knowledge and skills in all primary school teachers and staff in the delivery of respectful relationships and consent education (RRE).

Classroom teachers, specialists, support, and wellbeing staff are all encouraged to attend as workshop content is aimed at unpacking RRE teaching and learning beyond the Health and Physical Education (HPE) learning area. Schools are invited to send multiple staff to attend.

Content addressed will include:

  • How to embed RRE within programs in all classrooms
  • Practical strategies for delivering and strengthening RRE beyond the HPE learning area, reinforcing curriculum connections and general capabilities within the Australian Curriculum
  • Managing sensitive conversations in the classroom
  • Exploring the role of language and media literacy in challenging attitudes that condone disrespect, violence and abuse
  • Understanding the evidence-base that informs RRE
Program Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Develop practical strategies to support explicit RRE delivery in their classroom
  • Enhance their understanding of RRE content and best practice
  • Build confidence and skills in delivering RRE
  • Build confidence and skills in managing sensitive conversations in the classroom
Australian Professional Standards


  • Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn
  • Standard 2 – Know content and how to teach it
  • Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
  • Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
  • Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning
  • Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community
Location, Date & Time

The workshops are identical so participants can choose one option.

Face to face sessions 8:30 am – 3:00 am

North-West – paranaple convention centre, Devonport

  • Monday – 03 June 2024
  • Thursday 15¬†August 2024

North – Tailrace Centre, Launceston

  • Wednesday 12 June 2024
  • Thursday 08 August 2024

South – Professional Learning Institute, Glenorchy

  • Friday 14 June 2024
  • Wednesday 07 August 2024