DO... for RSE coordinators offers guidance on how to implement an effective RSE programme in schools
RSE is a unique subject which should help young people build their own knowledge, skills and values. At its best, it gives them the ability to consider and challenge the expectations of the world around them.
Support your colleagues with the guidance below; teaching techniques, insightful lesson plans and class activities can help them build on their existing skills for an effective approach to RSE.
1DO… lesson guidance
This resource contains useful advice and techniques for quality RSE delivery and covers topics like establishing ground rules, confidentiality and support for students.
- Establishing a group agreement (ground rules)
- Confidentiality and young people
- Different learning methods
- Different learning needs
- Start where they are at – age appropriateness
- Embedding gender and sexual diversity – not just adding it on
- Promote tolerance and respect for difference and diversity
- Faith and values
- Use of language
- Asking and answering questions
- Assessment and evaluation
- Supporting young people in accessing services
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