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Students Feel Safe at Siena

Earlier in the year, I wrote about a project that Siena College was invited to participate in by Catholic Education Melbourne, in partnership with the Institute of Child Protection Studies at Australian Catholic University (ACU).  This ASK-YP Project is designed to enable schools to gather the perceptions of students regarding their safety at school.  Two hundred and twenty-one students from Years 9 – 11 participated in the survey and shared their views in response to questions and scenarios, although not all students answered all questions.

The seven main questions asked students about the adults they interact with, and how they perceive those adults as knowing about, caring about and protecting young people from unsafe situations.  We were very pleased with the feedback we received.  I have included some sample responses below.

 

 

 

You may be aware that a vital component of safe environments is the active participation of young people in building school cultures that are respectful and inclusive. The results of this project will inform the review and continuous improvement of the child safety culture at Siena College.

Please save the date for a Respectful Relationships Seminar to be held at Avila College on Wednesday, 23 October from 6.30pm – 8.45pm.  Siena College students and students from other schools will facilitate this interactive session.  More details including a link to Try Booking will be available soon.

 

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Students Feel Safe at Siena

Earlier in the year, I wrote about a project that Siena College was invited to participate in by Catholic Education Melbourne, in partnership with the Institute of Child Protection Studies at Australian Catholic University (ACU).  This ASK-YP Project is designed to enable schools to gather the perceptions of students regarding their safety at school.  Two hundred and twenty-one students from Years 9 – 11 participated in the survey and shared their views in response to questions and scenarios, although not all students answered all questions.

The seven main questions asked students about the adults they interact with, and how they perceive those adults as knowing about, caring about and protecting young people from unsafe situations.  We were very pleased with the feedback we received.  I have included some sample responses below.

 

 

 

You may be aware that a vital component of safe environments is the active participation of young people in building school cultures that are respectful and inclusive. The results of this project will inform the review and continuous improvement of the child safety culture at Siena College.

Please save the date for a Respectful Relationships Seminar to be held at Avila College on Wednesday, 23 October from 6.30pm – 8.45pm.  Siena College students and students from other schools will facilitate this interactive session.  More details including a link to Try Booking will be available soon.