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Responding to parent reports about bullying workshops

The Bullying. No Way! Responding to parent reports about bullying workshop package for staff and teachers was developed for Australian schools by the Australian Safe and Supportive School Communities Working Group in consultation with Queensland psychologist Dr Karyn Healy. It is based on a materials presented at the National ...

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Daniel Morcombe Child Safety Curriculum

This Curriculum aims to support schools and teachers in the promotion of safety for all students. It includes lessons about personal safety and awareness, cyber-safety and telephone safety. The Curriculum is structured sequentially and developmentally across three phases of learning: Prep - Year 2, Years 3 - 6, and Years ...

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Video of Nyabana Riek speaking about her experience as a refugee from Sudan, 2006

This is a video of Nyabana Riek speaking about her experience as a refugee from Sudan. She talks about escaping war in Sudan, living in refugee camps, losing most of her family, immigrating to Australia with her sister, being bullied at school in Australia and receiving support from the local Sudanese community. The video ...

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Young people and epilepsy: who do you tell?

This clip shows young people with epilepsy talking about deciding who in their life to tell about their condition and when. They discuss how important it is for people to be sensitive when they inquire about epilepsy, and they affirm the value of friends and the support they provide. Some mention their determination to ...

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Young people and hearing impairment: challenges

This clip shows young people with hearing impairments discussing some of the challenges they face. The difficulty of caring for hearing equipment and the limits to its effectiveness in noisy situations is mentioned. Several students reveal the effects of teasing and bullying at school and their subsequent hurt and withdrawal. ...

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Where image matters the most

'The awful things we do to pursue what gorgeous is.' With these dramatic words, Mark Lloyd concludes his powerful performance poem exploring the issue of body image. His emotive delivery and strong imagery highlight the impact that words can have when used by bullies or by those who stand against them.

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I Can Jump Puddles, 1981: 'Try the lot, no matter what the risk'

This clip shows Alan (Adam Garnett) and his father (Tony Barry) discussing the tactics Alan could use to fight school bully Steven Macintyre (Darren McDonald). In the next scene Alan, who wears a leg brace and uses crutches, challenges Macintyre to a stick fight and Macintyre agrees to a contest after school the following ...

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Always a Visitor, 2000: The only Turk at school

This clip shows Kuranda Seyit, who emigrated from Turkey with his family in 1969, talking about growing up in Australia and his experiences at school. Seyit, the only Turk at his school, was subject to racist taunts and was acutely conscious of his difference. He describes one strategy he adopted to fit in. The clip includes ...

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All About Olive, 2004: Back to school

This clip shows 105-year-old Olive Riley returning to her school in Broken Hill in western New South Wales, to talk to the students. Olive recalls details of her schooldays during the early 1900s, as contemporary footage and black-and-white archival stills are shown. Olive meets the current students and regales them with ...

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Bastards from the Bush, 1998: Taree High School

This clip shows footage of Taree High School in New South Wales as writer Bob Ellis provides a voice-over about poet Les Murray's early days there. Bob Ellis prompts Les Murray to recall his memories of attending the school. Murray recollects painful events such as the bullying he suffered, especially from girls, and reflects ...

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The Getting of Wisdom, 1978: 'What's your name? What's your father?'

This clip shows Laura Tweedle Ramsbothom (Susannah Fowle) arriving in the refectory of her new school where, amidst the stares and giggles of the other girls, she is greeted by Miss Chapman (Patricia Kennedy). In the garden Laura is surrounded by some of the girls, who taunt her about her name, her family and her dress. ...

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If Only, 2003: Facing the bully

This clip shows Massiel in an outdoor interview recounting her experiences of being bullied by Richard, a classmate when she was at school - experiences that are shown in re-creation as she speaks. Sometimes a split screen depicts different views or aspects of the story Massiel is telling. She relates her story with vivacity ...

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Difference Differently: differing stories

This is a resource with four related sets of student activities that explore the reasons for and possible responses to racial, cultural or religious discrimination. It explores why people might find difference challenging, personal stories about discrimination, how and why discrimination is used in online environments, ...

Teacher resource

National Safe Schools Framework: leadership commitment to a safe school

This is a web resource supporting effective leadership for building a safe school environment. It describes ten key characteristics of leadership commitment to a safe school and includes a school audit tool for assessing the extent to which schools have created and maintained a safe and supportive learning environment. ...

Teacher resource

National Safe Schools Framework: policies and procedures

This is a web resource supporting the development and implementation of clear policies and procedures, drafted, refined and reviewed in collaboration with teachers, parents, carers and students, for creating a safe school environment. The resource describes nine key characteristics of these policies and procedures and also ...

Teacher resource

National Safe Schools Framework: engagement, skill development and safe school curriculum

This is a web resource about features of learning and teaching in a safe school environment, describing five characteristics of student engagement, a safe school curriculum and cooperative and relational skills. These descriptions include key practices and effective actions to enhance student engagement, establish cooperative ...

Teacher resource

National Safe Schools Framework: a focus on student wellbeing and student ownership

This is a web resource to promote student involvement in creating a safe school environment. It describes four characteristics of students' contributions to a safe school and includes key practices and effective actions to enhance student wellbeing, ownership and decision-making. The resource provides a video about approaches ...

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Dash4Cache - Digital Citizenship

A page with a focus on geocaching and QR codes. Contains activities and links to stimulus material. One of a series of laptop-friendly digital citizenship resources.

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Digital citizenship

Digital citizenship is a suite of resources for Stage 5 students to support safe online behaviour. This resource includes game-based learning, lessons, videos, and parent and teacher support materials.

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Netiquette: Digital Citizenship

A page with a focus on online behaviour and how others perceive you when social networking. Contains activities and links to stimulus material. One of a series of laptop-friendly, digital citizenship resources.