Accommodating gender identity and sexual orientation 2023033F
Jun 9, 2023 - Dec 31, 2023
Full course description
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Date and time
Friday 9 June 2023, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
In person at ISV, 40 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne
Principal, Deputy Principal, Head of School, Risk and Compliance Managers, Wellbeing Staff
This learning event will explore the legal obligations of Victorian independent schools when it comes to accommodating students with diverse gender identities and/or sexual orientations.
greater understanding of relevant legislation, including the Sex Discrimination Act 1984, the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and the Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Act 2021
ways to actively prevent discrimination, harassment and victimisation on the basis of gender, sexuality or sex
best practice guidance for accommodating students with diverse gender identities and/or sexual orientations, including in relation to uniforms, changerooms, toilets, school sports, camps and excursions.
Sarah Dunn is School Services Advisor at Independent Schools Victoria. Sarah is an experienced lawyer in the education sector. She provides strategic and practical advice to Member Schools in relation to a range of legal, regulatory, risk and compliance issues.
Link(s) to relevant VRQA Standards
- Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Child safety