It is mandatory to teach child protection education in every stage of learning from Kindergarten to Year 10 as part of the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) K-10 Syllabus.

Senior students in NSW government schools extend their learning about respectful relationships, protective strategies, power, abuse and violence as part of the mandatory 25 hour Life Ready course.

In this section

Teaching and learning resources

Teaching strategies, units of work and support resources, planning and programming advice and school-based considerations for teaching child protection and respectful relationships

Evidence based practice

Includes the rationale and aims of child protection education, syllabus content overviews and policy advice.

Professional learning and support

Materials to build expertise of teachers to be familiar with and deliver the child protection education course content.

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