For many life can be a struggle and can take great courage to show up each day. At times it is evident that many students in our schools could be treating each other a whole lot better. The I Respect Initiative trains school teachers, sports coaches and wellbeing staff to influence a culture where young people are inspired and engaged to look after each other emotionally while holding each other to account to take a stand against issues such as violence, sexual harassment, abuse, bullying, inequality, racism, gossip etc. The I Respect Initiative recognises that the majority of people are actually trying their best to be good caring and respectful people and do not intend to be disrespectful or abusive. However this majority don’t feel safe or valued to speak out and choose to let things slide which can leave many feeling isolated and alone. In response the I Respect Initiative aims to empower this majority by building a team and school culture of trust and respect to encourage peer to peer support and accountability to be upstanders as people of influence.
ENDORSED BY THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT "Stop It at The Start Campaign".
I RESPECT embeds programs to influence a "Stop it at the Start" culture within schools and sports teams to prevent issues such as bullying, violence, sexual harassment, sexual assault, inequality, racism, gossip etc. Inspiring teams that trust, respect and care for each other by checking in "RUOK?" while agreeing to be called on their poor behaviour...“Hey I Respect you...but...you are better than that”
This guidebook is an invaluable tool for you to support and guide your boys as they step into manhood. You'll learn the nuts and bolts needed to create and action your own rite of passage plan.
Includes a 15 min turbo coaching session with Mark Wadie to ensure effective planning.