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Connect with respect : preventing gender-based violence in schools. Classroom programme for students in early secondary school (ages 11-14) UNESCO

Contributor(s): United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Bangkok, Thailand : UNESCO, 2018Description: electronic document (119 pages) ; PDF file.ISBN: 978-92-9223-590-1 (Online).Subject(s): BULLYING | GENDER EQUALITY | PRIMARY PREVENTION | SCHOOLS | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN | AUSTRALIA | ASIAOnline resources: Click here to access online | Access the website Summary: "Students learn best in schools that provide safety and social support. However, some young people experience violence and harassment in, around, and on the way to school. This includes gender-based violence (GBV), which can take many different forms. As a teacher, you can play an important role in preventing the expression of gender-based violence in the school setting. Teachers, school principals and the broader education system can provide positive role models, empower children and youth to have healthy and respectful relationships, and deliver a violence prevention programme within their curriculum. This tool has been created to help schools in Asia and the Pacific to do all of these things." (From the Introduction). Authored by University of Melbourne academics, the curriculum Connect with respect: Preventing gender-based violence in schools is being translated into Chinese, Khmer and Myanmar languages for teachers in the Asia-Pacific region. Read more about the development of this curriculum on the University of Melbourne website. Record #6075
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"Students learn best in schools that provide safety and social support. However, some young people experience violence and harassment in, around, and on the way to school. This includes gender-based violence (GBV), which can take many different forms.

As a teacher, you can play an important role in preventing the expression of gender-based violence in the school setting. Teachers, school principals and the broader education system can provide positive role models, empower children and youth to have healthy and respectful
relationships, and deliver a violence prevention programme within their curriculum.

This tool has been created to help schools in Asia and the Pacific to do all of these things." (From the Introduction).

Authored by University of Melbourne academics, the curriculum Connect with respect: Preventing gender-based violence in schools is being translated into Chinese, Khmer and Myanmar languages for teachers in the Asia-Pacific region. Read more about the development of this curriculum on the University of Melbourne website. Record #6075