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commercially available package is used exclusively. Teachers draw from a variety of sources to suit the particular needs of their students.
On request, Senior Psychologists also provide programs such as Love Bites (National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect), a respectful relationships education program. The aim of this program is to equip young people with the knowledge needed to have respectful relationships, encourage and develop their skills in critical thinking and assist them in being able to problem solve and communicate effectively.
School Youth Health Nurses, through ACT Health, use the YWCA’s Respectful Relationships program in their work with students and teachers in high schools.
(d) Content across the Early Years Learning Framework (preschool), the Australian Curriculum (kindergarten to year 10) and approved Board of Senior Secondary Studies (college) covers all age groups.
All school levels - early childhood, primary, high school and college levels have attended the White Ribbon training.
Social and Emotional Learning approaches are a requirement for all school levels.
(e) Programs delivered by Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT and Canberra Rape Crisis Centre address consent.
The Line Campaign used by schools provides materials which address negotiating consent.
(f) Schools are encouraged to use evidence based programs. Evidence based programs ideally include data relating to student outcomes.
Evaluation is a built in part of programs delivered by local groups. This may include participant feedback forms or assessment tasks to gauge students understanding of the content.
White Ribbon has recently undertaken an external evaluation of their Breaking the Silence Schools Program.
Social and Emotional wellbeing programs such as Kids Matters and Mind Matters have been externally evaluated.
(g) No. This information is not centrally collected by the Education Directorate.
(Question No 1697)
Ms Le Couteur asked the Minister for Planning and Land Management, upon notice, on 24 August 2018:
(1) In relation to land in Oaks Estate scheduled for release in 2020/21, why is the heritage-listed “Robertsons” House, being sold and how will the land sale process protect the house.