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Sexual Harassment in Education

Overview

Sexual harassment and sexual violence in education is sadly prevalent. It is critical to provide learners with the confidence to prevent it and report it, and for educators to know how to respond when it does occur. 

Objectives

  • Recognise possible signs and incidences of sexual harassment and violence 
  • Understand why sexual harassment in education is under-reported 
  • Know your legal responsibilities to protect children and young people 
  • Champion everyone’s right to education without harassment 

Modules

  • Sexual harassment and violence / Educators’ responsibilities
  • Prevention / Responding to reports 

Audience

  • Awareness for all staff in primary schools, secondary schools, and colleges. 
  • A refresher for safeguarding leads / deputies. 
  • Safeguarding professionals in safeguarding partnerships.