Safer Kids: Challenges and Choices

This workshop supports school staff working with Year 3 to 6 students and  provides participants with the opportunity to:

  • unpack the Challenges and Choices teaching resources that link to the Western Australian Curriculum

  • explore the drug and road safety content appropriate for Year 3 to 6 students such as caffeine (energy drinks), tobacco (passive smoking), alcohol, crossing roads, wearing a restraint in the car and using public transport

  • clarify the 'real picture' of student drug use supported by current statistics from the Australian Secondary Students Alcohol and Drug Survey and road injury statistics for this age group

  • observe teaching strategies that can be transferred easily into the classroom

  • commence planning a teaching program using activities from the Challenges and Choices resource.

The workshop is free, lunch is provided and certificates of participation will be issued on completion. SDERA will also cover the cost of teacher relief.

Participation expectations

Participants should have an understanding of the Western Australian Curriculum and Assessment Outline.

Eligibility to register

Anyone who works with students from Year 3 to 6 will find the workshop useful.

Length of workshop

The workshop commences at 8:30am and concludes at 3:00pm.

Registration

Places in SDERA workshops are limited and we ask that you make a commitment to attend once you have registered.  If you are unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible so that we are able to offer your place to another applicant.

For further information on Safer Kids: Year 3-6 please contact sdera.co@education.wa.edu.au

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