Wed, May 19, 2021 · 4:00 PM · BST
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This online twilight session will explore how PSHE education can help prevent and tackle sexual harassment and abuse as part of a whole-school approach.

Schools are now required to cover RSHE aspects of the subject, but what advice should they follow to ensure this curriculum has the greatest impact on pupil safety?

Our CEO Jono Baggaley will be joined by Dr Elly Hanson, independent Clinical Psychologist, whose research includes an exploration of pornography’s impact on young people and their relationships. Jono and Dr Elly will discuss the worrying prevalence of sexual harassment and abuse in our schools, and in society; how factors such as pornography, negative gender norms, and insufficient understanding of ‘positive sexuality’ contribute to the issue; and, how we as PSHE educators can ensure the curriculum plays a key role in safeguarding.

This latest PSHE Association Twilight Session will be of interest to PSHE leads, teachers, school leaders, safeguarding leads, governors and others that support delivery of PSHE education in schools.
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Dr Elly Hanson
Independent Clinical Psychologist
Dr Elly Hanson is an independent Clinical Psychologist and researcher. A key focus of her work is supporting the development of good quality PSHE education. She does this through research with young people; synthesis and analysis of evidence; and developing resources. Elly has researched and written on the subject of pornography and its implications for young people, parents and educators, and is currently developing resources for schools aimed at preventing sexual harassment and supporting healthy relationships. Elly also works with law enforcement, social work teams, survivors of abuse and the voluntary sector in the collective effort to prevent abuse and ameliorate its harms.