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Supporting students affirming gender at school

The Good Practice Guide for 'Supporting students affirming gender at school' has been launched by the  ACT Safe and Inclusive Schools Initiative. The Guide deals specifically with the ways school communities can be proactive in gender-inclusive practice, and support students who are transgender and gender diverse (TGD) when they decide they wish to share or express their gender identity at school.
Including Intersex: responding to issues affecting the educational experiences of intersex students in Australia

Including Intersex

Including Intersex: responding to issues affecting the educational experiences of intersex students in Australia is a new resource filling a gap in information and guidance about the needs and experiences of intersex people specifically for the school and education setting. It is estimated that intersex people account for up to 1.7% of the global population. Across all school levels and systems, this equates to around 1300 to 1400 intersex students in the school system at any given point in time (roughly 1 student in every 2-3 classrooms). This statistic means that educators have almost certainly...
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Relationships & protective behaviours training for teachers of pre school - grade 2

The goal of Relationships and Protective Behaviours Training is to build teachers’ skills and confidence in delivering education about the human body and relationships to their students. ‘Relationships’ and ‘Safety’ are focus areas of the Australian Health and Physical Education Curriculum (Australian Curriculum, 2018), therefore it is vital that teachers are familiar with current content and practices in these areas.  This training builds on teacher content knowledge and assists teachers to plan programs about the human body, relationships and social safety. Relationships and Protective Behaviours...
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Teaching relationships and puberty to grades 3-6

The goal of Teaching Relationships and Puberty in Grades 3-6 is to increase teachers’ skills and confidence in delivering sexuality and relationships education in primary schools. As ‘sexuality’ and ‘relationships’ is a focus area in the Australia Health and Physical Education Curriculum (Australia Curriculum, 2018), teachers must deliver this content in schools. Teaching Relationships and Puberty in Grades 3-6 is designed to support teachers in delivering this content to a high standard, fulfilling curriculum requirements and contributing to educating a generation of sexually healthy adults.  WHAT...
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Teaching relationships and sexuality in secondary schools

The goal of Teaching Relationships and Sexuality in Secondary Schools is to increase teachers’ skills and confidence in delivering sexuality and relationships education in schools. As ‘relationships and sexuality’ is a focus area in the Australia Health and Physical Education Curriculum (Australian Curriculum, 2018), teachers must deliver this content in schools. Teaching Relationships and Sexuality in Secondary Schools is designed to support teachers in delivering relationships and sexuality education to a high standard, fulfilling curriculum requirements and contributing to educating a generation...

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