Lesson #1 — Consequences of Violence

Help your students re-frame their attitude towards violence

Helping teachers start important conversations

Addressing social violence is complex and challenging for schools. But with the right resources, teachers can gain traction and start conversations. This eLesson:

Equips teachers with a learning tool to open students’ eyes to the impact of social violence, address delicate topics, and foster safe environments

Helps schools fulfil curriculum requirements for wellbeing and personal development programming and school behavioural management strategies

The impact of violence is traumatically life-changing for everyone involved. The whole school community is impacted when a serious incident occurs.

The victims, perpetrators and family all experience the consequences – injury, pain, loss, regret and mental health repercussions. 

Teach your students about the impact of violence. Join our Be Wise schools and start your students’ education journey about social violence with this introductory eLesson. 

I’d never thought about what happens afterwards. The victim, the perpetrator, family and friends… you can’t do anything to get it back to the way it was.”

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Consequences of Violence

About this eLesson

Learning Topics

What is social violence and the consequences of violence

The impact on victims: physical, mental health, loss of life

The impact on perpetrators: criminal, economic, relationships

The impact friends and family: loss, devastation, mental health

Pat’s Story: a powerful glimpse into the reality of violence

Learning Outcomes

Develop resilience

Students will start their education about social violence, and prepare to move through the valuable suite of eLessons

Recognise the impact of personal boundaries

Recognise the impact of personal boundaries: Students will realise that their decisions, and the decisions of others, have broad consequences

Identify and manage conflict

Students will gain the life skills needed to ensure anger and aggression does not take young lives

Engagement Styles

Information slides

Teaching students the facts. Students explore the material independently

Videos and stories

Providing the real-world context. Students apply what they see to their own lives

Discussion opportunity

Generate invaluable classroom discussion, reflection and action. Bring groups together to reflect and formulate their own strategies

Lesson length15 – 20 minutes
Year level suitabilityDesigned for Years 9–12. Can be decided by teachers after viewing content.
Flexible usageUse for an unlimited number of students, across all year levels, for 12 months from the date of purchase
Can be embedded in schools’ Wellbeing curriculum deliveryCovers key personal and social capability topics. Check your state’s curriculum for specific alignment

eLearning delivery to suit your school’s needs

Developed to suit different schools’ needs, this eLesson:

Fits into a standard teaching period with ample discussion time afterwards. Expected completion time for this eLesson is 15-20 minutes.

Accessible at any time, allowing for in-class or at-home completion

Teachers can monitor and report on participation and engagement

Best done on individual devices with headphones, so students can independently complete the self-assessment and reflection slides

Are you ready to make a difference?