Respect Matters

New resources to support respectful relationships education

Respect Matters provides professional learning for teachers and an engaging, flexible, online program that helps students develop safe, healthy and respectful relationships.

Teaching resources for students with Autism

The Hub is proud to present a new set of teaching resources for Respectful Relationships education. Nine modules have been developed for use with students with autism in years 5-6, 7-8 and 9.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

Find resources specifically designed for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Students of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds

Access research and resources for delivering respectful relationships education in culturally diverse communities.

Students with disability

Work more effectively and leverage the strengths of all your students using some purpose-made resources.

Respectful Relationships Education research

An evidence base for the effective implementation of respectful relationships education is developing. Find research based on trialling the initiative in Victorian schools. Access a report on peer facilitation of RRE in settings in Queensland and the Northern Territory. Find out how young people across Australia view violence against women. Identify what works in terms of bystander education. The latest in evidence about what works in RRE will be added to this page as research is published.

Professional learning

Access free online learning in respectful relationships education for teachers and pre-service teachers.

Educator

Respect Matters for teachers

This course is suitable for people who are teaching respectful relationships education and who want to deepen their understanding to work with students to make classrooms a safer place.

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Choose from six free modules
Self paced learning
Resources and links
Certificate of completion for each module

Pre-Service

Respect Matters for pre-service teachers

This course is for pre-service teachers to increase your knowledge of respectful relationships education and develop your capacity to work with students to make your future classrooms a safer place.

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Choose from three free modules
Self paced learning
Resources and links
Certificate of completion for each module

Educator

Australian Student Wellbeing Framework

Explore the five elements of the Framework in depth and discover practical strategies and resources for building positive, safe, inclusive and respectful learning communities where wellbeing can flourish.

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Choose from five free modules
Self paced modules
Resources, references and links
Certificate of completion for each module

Pre-Service

Australian Student Wellbeing Framework

Learn about the important relationship between wellbeing and learning. Explore the Framework in depth to discover practical strategies, resources and references. These help you to build positive, safe, inclusive and respectful learning communities where wellbeing can flourish.

Explore course
Choose from two free modules
Self paced modules
Resources, references and links
Certificate of completion for each module

Related topics

Respectful relationships for Primary

This primary prevention initiative aims to promote positive attitudes, behaviours and equality within the school community. Provide learning opportunities that develop social and emotional skills in Australian children and young people.

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Level

Primary

  • Find out what students think of this initiative
  • Watch primary teachers in action
  • Find practical resources for F–6
  • Access free online professional learning

Respectful relationships education

Find resources designed to be used with students from one or more Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander communities.

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Level

Primary/Secondary

  • Find resources that feature Aboriginal young people
  • Learn more about using a strengths-based approach
  • Look at what the research in this area is telling us

Respectful relationships: Students of CALD backgrounds

The topics and activities within respectful relationships education demand an understanding of the particular needs and contexts of your students and their communities.

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Level

Primary/Secondary

  • Balance culturally sensitive practice with the aims of the respectful relationships education initiative
  • Find a great resource for CALD students
  • Explore what the research in this area is telling us

Respectful relationships: Students with disability - Primary

Find resources with a respectful relationships focus designed to be used with students with disability. Respectful relationships education uses a strengths-based approach with all students.

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Level

Primary

  • Access resources that can be used across age groups to teach this content
  • Learn more about using a strengths-based approach
  • Explore what the research in this area is telling us