Full course description
Date and time
Wednesday 6 April 2022, 6.00 pm to 7.00 pm
Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event
This learning event is right for you if you are concerned about students’ use of social media and sexting and would like strategies to support young people in this area.
‘More teenagers are seeking online help over sexting and cyberbullying, with online searches on the issues increasing by 55 per cent and 39 per cent respectively since the pandemic began, according to new figures.’ (Surge in teens seeking online help over sexting, cyberbullying during COVID lockdown, abc.net.au, 8 February, 2021)
Elephant Ed is a leader in the delivery of sexuality education to students, parents and school staff. Join this one hour webinar to better understanding students’ engagement in creating, sharing, sending or posting sexually explicit messages or images online and associated legal ramifications. Learn how to open lines of communication in a sensitive and understanding manner in order to support students effectively.
‘The workshop was super interesting and they really got the participants involved. The way they presented and explained the topics was informative and really engaging.’ Previous participant
This learning event supports creating best practice toward meeting the following VRQA standard(s):
- Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Safe environment
- Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Child safety
- The minimum standards for schools offering a senior secondary course – Student welfare
- The minimum standards for schools offering a senior secondary course – Teaching and learning
- understanding of the relationship between young people and social media
- awareness of the prevalence and impact of sexting, including common distribution platforms
- overview of sexting and the law
- strategies to implement if things go wrong
- strategies to start open and effective conversations
Since 2015, Elephant Ed has been transforming the way sex education is taught across Australia. Elephant Ed is comprised of young, relatable and highly trained facilitators to deliver engaging sex education workshops to schools, universities and community groups. The workshops are designed by young people for young people. The evidence-based, age-appropriate workshops are tried and tested across all relevant age groups and are mapped to State and National curriculum guidelines. Already Elephant Ed has empowered tens of thousands of young people to make informed, positive and safe decisions about sexuality, relationships and growing up.