Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) incorporating Post- Primary Child Protection is now integrated into the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) forming part of the newly-formed Health and Wellbeing team within PDST. This new team will provide continuing professional development and support in Social Personal and Health education, Physical Education, Stay Safe, Child Protection, Relationships and Sexuality Education, and Bullying Prevention and Intervention for teachers in primary and post- primary schools.
PDST are offering Primary RSE workshops in your area again this term. The course will take place in Kildare Education Centre on two consecutive Wednesday afternoons – Wed 30th Sept and Wed 7th Oct 2015. The course will begin at 12 noon and finish at 3pm. A light lunch will be provided; this will be available from 11.45am.
The focus of the course will be primarily on teaching the sex education elements of RSE from Senior Infants to Sixth class, in the context of Social, Personal and Health Education. The course will be experiential and practical in its approach.
Participants are eligible to claim for travel expenses but not for substitution cover.
The seminar will include:
· An overview of RSE as an aspect of SPHE
· The role and function of an RSE policy
· Methodologies for teaching RSE
· Creating a safe classroom environment
Participants are asked to bring along their own copies of the four RSE teaching books -
“Resource Materials for Relationships & Sexuality Education
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