Supporting Walk Safely to School Day

Walk Safely to School Day is now on Friday, 14 May 2021 and to celebrate the event we're offering a two day workshop to look at how it can be used to enhance your school's road safety education and PDHPE program. As student safety is a partnership between schools and families, events like this help reinforce teaching experiences and student learning helping to promote safe active travel within the school community.

Two day workshop information:

Day 1 - Supporting Walk Safely to School Day (NRG01235)

Day 2 - Local Schools: Walk safely to school (NRG02547)

What you will get out the two days:

Day 1 participants will: Day 2 participants collaborate to:
  • enhance their understanding of effective road safety education
  • program pedestrian teaching and learning activities K-6 tailored to their students
  • receive a package of student resource materials
  • review parent education materials to promote safe pedestrian behaviours
  • explore details of community support for Walk Safely to School Day.
  • program effective pedestrian safety teaching and learning activities to suit student and school needs
  • create meaningful parent engagement materials to educate and inform the school community about safe pedestrian behaviours
  • develop a staff development resource to upskill school colleagues on Walk Safely to School Day and/or other pedestrian safe travel initiatives
  • identify, address and manage school compliance as per duty of care, Road Safety Education Policy and WHS legislation for school-endorsed/ organised pedestrian safety initiatives

Cost: Workshop costs are subsidised by the department’s Road Safety Education Program. One day casual teacher relief is available for each day if your school hasn’t previously attended. Additional teachers are welcome to attend with relief paid by own school.

Some pre-workshop learning and tasks are required. Completing these prior to the workshop will greatly enhance your learning experience on the day. Details provided on registration.
Completion of day 1 is a pre-requisite for day 2.

Completing this two day workshop will contribute 10 hours of NESA elective professional development addressing the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers maintaining proficient teacher accreditation in NSW 2.1.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2, 6.2.2, 6.3.2 and 7.4.2

Enrol in day 1 NRG01235 through MyPL.

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