Create a positive shift in the classroom dynamic and develop empathy and awareness among students.

Facts

WHO:

Years 7-12

DURATION:

A series of workshops - 2 x 90 mins

WHEN:

A time that suits

LOCATION:

VIC & NSW

VENUE:

Your school

About

Reach’s school workshops can dramatically change the class dynamic – creating an environment of awareness and mutual respect.

Secondary School Workshops can be a powerful complement to your social and personal learning curriculum, providing students with positive and relevant strategies and skills they can apply at school and to their everyday lives.

WORKSHOP OUTCOMES
  • Enhanced feelings of meaning and engagement.
  • Practice in sharing experiences and expressing gratitude.
  • Improved self-awareness and optimism.
  • A positive shift in the classroom dynamic.
  • Improved peer relationships.
  • Greater awareness and empathy among students.
  • Adoption of positive coping strategies in response to challenges in life.

Student wellbeing requirements can be found here.

PRACTICAL INFO
  • Workshops are delivered as a series of 2 - 90 mins each
  • A maximum of 70 students per workshop.
  • Workshops are delivered in your school at a time that suits you (pending availability).  A large, private carpeted area is required.
  • A teacher and student wellbeing professional are required to attend each workshop.

DETAILS

WHAT WORKSHOP SERIES SHOULD I BOOK?

There are a range of workshops available for students across years 7-12 that align with the Australian curriculum.

Each series focuses on key themes that are relevant in a secondary school setting, such as; positive peer dynamics, identity of self and influence, goals and motivation, self confidence and awareness. See workshop themes below for more information.

We recommend a tailored approach and would value the opportunity to talk about how we can best partner with you to improve the wellbeing outcomes of your students.

HOW TO WORK WITH STUDENTS AFTER A WORKSHOP

You can build on the outcomes of workshops by running Reach-designed classroom activities.

Learn the skills and techniques used by Reach to engage your students at Finding Heroes - our professional development program for teachers.

Find out more about Finding Heroes

WORKSHOP THEMES

 

ACCEPTANCE, CONNECTION AND EXPRESSION (YEAR 7)

Encourages empathy and support authentic positive expression. Seeks to improve awareness of behaviours and the individual’s impact on peers and environment.

 

IDENTITY AND INFLUENCE (YEAR 8)

Empowers students to gain a greater sense of self and to understand what influences their identity. Students are asked to explore the values that guide their behavior, leading to greater awareness of choice.

 

SELF-ESTEEM, CONFIDENCE AND POSITIVE PEER DYNAMIC (YEAR 9-12)

Shifts the peer dynamic to encourage mutual respect, empathy and awareness. Explores the impact that an individual’s negative behaviours, attitudes and judgments can have on individuals within the group.

 

FINDING YOUR VOICE (YEAR 9-12)

A follow-up to the Self-Esteem workshop.

Explores group dynamic with a focus on the individual’s strengths, core value and passion. Seeks to encourage unique expression and further enhance self-awareness and self-belief.

 

BIRDCAGE (GIRLS ONLY, YEARS 9-12)

Encourages girls to explore and critically question the influence of the media and the expectations and ideas about gender in society. Seeks to provide ideas and tools to improve body image and self-belief.

 

LOCKER ROOM (BOYS ONLY, YEARS 9-12)

Designed for boys to explore traditional notions of masculinity and the negative consequences and behaviours that can result. Boys are encouraged to courageously and honestly express themselves while challenging limiting gender stereotypes, judgements and beliefs.

 

LEADERSHIP (YEARS 9-12)

Examines various definitions of ‘leadership’, acknowledges everyday heroes, and inspires participants to recognise their ability to be a leader in their own lives and take action for change.

 

GOALS, DREAMS AND MOTIVATION (YEARS 11 & 12)

With self-belief and confidence participants are encouraged to identify their passions and dreams and understand the importance of goals in developing improved motivation.

MORE INFO FOR PARENTS

Resources for parents to support their young person get the most from their experience at Reach.

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MORE INFO FOR SCHOOLS

Resources to support schools and students get the most from Reach workshops.

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"One of the best workshops I've attended.  It changed my perspective on how to handle things and has given me a lot of confidence."

TEAGHAN, 16

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