Sexting, consent and the law 2023014WB
Sep 1, 2023 - Dec 31, 2023
Full course description
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Date and time
Friday 1 September 2023, 9.00 am to 11.00 am
Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event
Head of School, Risk and Compliance Manager, Classroom Teacher
This learning event will provide a comprehensive overview of the legal definition of 'consent' in Victoria. It will also cover the following topics:
Age of consent laws
'Sexting' offences, including the distribution of child exploitation material (commonly referred to as child pornography)
Consequences for committing a criminal offence
Where to get help
strategies for the teaching of consent in an age-appropriate way.
greater understanding of the law relating to consent, sexting and respectful relationships.
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