Gender Diversity in Schools

Explore how to support young people who are trans, gender diverse, or gender questioning in a school setting.

This short course, facilitated by experienced educators, explores the information, skills and strategies needed create safer spaces at school for students who are gender diverse.

Course Outline

This course considers the unique challenges of being LGBTIQA+ in the school setting and unpacks the role of school staff in ensuring safe and supportive environments. Through activities and discussions, participants will have the opportunity to expand their own knowledge and understanding of gender diversity and inclusive practice.

Participants will:

  • Gain an understanding of terminology around gender diversity
  • Unpack personal values and feel confident to challenge values, attitudes and beliefs of themselves and others
  • Learn how to model and promote inclusive practices
  • Explore suggestions for a whole-school approach, including language, support, policies and procedures
  • Discuss topics and questions in a safe space

This course is designed for those working in an education setting, including teachers, leadership staff, SSOs and admin.

 

Course Details

Recognition

Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance that references the relevant Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

Course Cost

$65 for Department for Education staff

$85 for non-government school/other organisation staff

$35 for pre-service teachers

Costs include GST

 

Payment is required upon enrolment into this course. Please ensure that you have a credit or debit card ready.

Invoice for payment may be negotiated. This will incur an additional $50.00 fee per invoice.

Course Dates

Gender Diversity in Schools

Date: 20 March 2023
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Location:

Online via Zoom

Status: Open
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Gender Diversity in Schools

Date: 21 July 2023
Time: 4:00 - 5:30pm
Location:

Online via Zoom

Status: Open
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Gender Diversity in Schools

Date: 11 September 2023
Time: 4:00 - 5:30pm
Location:

Online via Zoom

Status: Open
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