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  • Respectful Relationships

    Tier

    Tier 1: Positive Mental Health Promotion

    Program Description

    The Respectful Relationships initiative is a whole-school approach that trains teachers and supports schools to model and promote respect, positive attitudes and behaviours.

    It teaches children and young people to build healthy relationships and their self-confidence. Respectful Relationships embeds a culture of respect and gender equality across the entire school community. The initiative includes:

    • intensive training
    • teaching materials
    • support for implementation

    Detailed Cost

    Free

    Implementation Considerations

    Factors to consider: All Government schools are signed up to the whole school approach to Respectful Relationships. Schools are required to implement and embed a sustained approach to Respectful Relationships to support student wellbeing.
    Staffing: Backfilling may be required to attend training and provide time-release for teachers to coordinate and plan to support implementation of the initiative.

    Strength of Evidence

    Geographic Location

    State-wide

    Intended Outcomes

    Create a culture of respect and gender equality across the entire school community.