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SECONDARY WORKSHOPS

Session Info:

Anti-bullying Workshop

Years: 7 – 8
Group size: Up to 60 students
Duration: 90-minutes
*Please enquire within for larger group sizes or alternative durations
Venue: Drama room, multipurpose room or double-sized classroom. Students need plenty of space to move around and one movable chair each.
Structure: This program is typically run in a number of sessions over several weeks OR can be presented in a one-off format.
Rather than dealing with labels of ‘bullies’ and ‘victims,’ this approach places an emphasis on the role of the bystander and the responsibility to stand up to bullying and be counted. The program presents REAL & IN-TOUCH strategies and examines a range of related issues, including social labels, resilience, personal values, judgement and leadership.

The sessions examine:

  • Students have reflected on the role they play in bullying situations
  • Students are aware of shared past encounters with bullying and are empowered to tackle future encounters together
  • Students are aware of their previous bystander behaviours in bullying situations
  • Students have developed empathy for those who have been targets of bullying
  • Students are equipped with new strategies for standing up to bullying that are both safe and socially acceptable

Cyberbullying Workshop

Years: 7 – 10
Group size: 60+ students
Duration: 90 minutes
*Please enquire within for larger group sizes or alternative durations
Venue: A darkened room with a projector and AV setup available. A small theatre, multipurpose room or double-sized classroom are all great options. Students will need a chair each.
Structure: This program typically runs over several weeks OR can be run as a one-off. The workshops address cyberbullying and digital citizenship with a real understanding of current social networking sites and online youth culture.
These workshops present a range of in-touch, realistic strategies for students in dealing with cyberbullying and facilitate empathy for targets of cyberbullying through a range of safe drama and communication challenges.

The sessions examine:

  • Digital citizenship
  • Students have reflected on the role they play in cyber bullying situations online
  • The role of the bystander in cyberbullying situtations
  • Developing an increased awareness of their online communications and their impact on peers
  • Students are aware of their digital fingerprint – once information is published information is published online it can never be retracted
  • Students are aware that their online identity can have an impact in real life, in terms of future opportunities, respect from peers and personal relationships
  • Students are equipped with new strategies for standing up to cyber bullying and protective/proactive behaviours

DOT COM Cyberbullying Forum

Years: 7 – 10
Group size: Up to 250 students
*Enquire within for larger group sizes
Duration: Half-Day Format: 2 hours. Full-Day Format: 4 hours divided over 3 workshops
Venue: A theatre or hall with a projector and AV setup. Tiered seating or a raised stage is essential for large groups of over 100 students. Students will need a chair each.
Structure: This is our most popular and highly valued program. Taking place over a full day or in the shorter two-hour format, our award winning cyber content is designed to be delivered to large groups whilst remaining highly interactive and engaging.
Utilizing P-ROCK’s own genuine, non-daggy understanding of cyberspace, the DOT COM forums bring students together for an empowering approach to cyberbullying and personal leadership.
What’s more, students develop their awareness and empathy for targets of cyberbullying. empowering students to take ownership over core material and create a supportive online culture, the DOT COM forum will be an event to remember.

The sessions examines:

  • Students have a fresh, shared understanding of cyber bullying and the concept digital citizenship
  • Students have reflected on the role they play in cyber bullying situations online
  • Students are aware of shared past encounters with cyber bullying and are empowered to tackle future encounters together
  • Students are aware of their previous bystander behaviours in cyber bullying situations
  • Students have developed empathy for people experiencing cyber bullying and realise that the impact of cyber bullying is equal to if not greater than traditional bullying
  • Students understand the role that bystanders can play in subverting the course of cyber bullying episodes and are empowered to support those targeted online
  • Students are equipped with new strategies for standing up to cyber bullying and protective/proactive behaviours
  • Students have an increased awareness of their online communications and their impact on peers
  • Students have an increased awareness of the role they can play in preventing circulation of rumours and malicious content online
  • Students are aware of their digital fingerprint – once information is published information is published online it can never be retracted
  • Students are aware that their online identity can have an impact in real life, in terms of future opportunities, respect from peers and personal relationships

Leadership Workshop

Years: 7 – 12
Group size: Up to 60 students
*Enquire within for larger group sizes
Duration: 90-minutes
*Please enquire within for larger group sizes or alternative durations
Venue: Drama room, multipurpose room or double-sized classroom. Students need plenty of space to move around and one movable chair each.
Structure: The P-ROCK leadership material has a real focus on the potential that we all have to be leaders, regardless of whether we have been recognised with an official leadership position. This idea of ‘personal leadership’ works well for both formal leadership groups (such as SRC) and the broader student body.
Students personal leadership skills are developed through a range of active and reflective challenges, providing opportunities for students to build on their strengths, develop resilience and stand up for what they believe in.

The sessions examine:

  • Students have developed an awareness of ‘personal’ leadership, regardless of social labels
  • Students realise their potential to be leaders, regardless of external or formalised recognition
  • Students are willing to challenge the status quo and stand up for what they believe in
  • Students have explored their own unique approach to leadership
  • Students have an increased understanding of their personal strengths, values and moral code
  • Students are committed to making tough choices in order to stand by their own personal leadership

Social Labels and Judgement

Years: 7 – 12
Group size: 60 students
Duration: 90 minutes
*Please enquire within for larger group sizes or alternative durations
Venue: A darkened room with a projector and AV setup available. A small theatre, multipurpose room or double-sized classroom are all great options. Students will need a chair each.
Structure:

The session examines:

  • Students have reflected on the process through which we form judgements about other people and are aware of flaws in this process
  • Students are willing to challenge the status quo and stand up for what they believe in
  • Students have developed empathy for their peers and reflected on the differing experiences that other people have of school
  • Students have an increased awareness of the way in which they communicate impacts on peers

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