Supporting teachers to instil change
Addressing violence that has severe consequences is confronting. Schools can benefit from effective resources that help teachers raise confronting topics tactfully.
Equips teachers with a tool that empowers students to stand against social violence, open conversations and foster safe environments
Helps schools fulfil curriculum requirements for wellbeing and personal development, and school behavioural management strategies
If there’s one thing we can teach students about violence, it’s that non-action can be the right action. Our teens and young adults can help End the Coward Punch.
The Coward Punch is destructive. It takes lives and causes irreversible harm. This eLesson gives students a full understanding of the stark reality of the Coward Punch.
I can’t believe someone would throw a Coward Punch if they knew what could happen. Everyone needs to know this stuff.”
End the Coward Punch
About this eLesson
The stark statistics of coward punches
Why the coward punch is so destructive and what happens inside the skull
Consequences and impact of social violence
How students can help end the Coward Punch
Pat’s Story: a powerful glimpse into the reality of violence for young people
Students will consider the effect of physical behaviour
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
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.
Embedded learning activities of self-reflection and self-assessment.
Empower the class to formulate group or individual strategies to end the Coward Punch.
|Lesson length||25 minutes|
|Year level suitability||Years 9 – 12. Can be decided by teachers after viewing content|
|Flexible usage||Use 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 delivery||Covers 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 25 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
There’s more we can do to help end the Coward Punch
Take your students through the Be Wise Violence Prevention journey. Equip your students with a full Be Wise skillset.
Lesson 1: Consequences of Violence
Lesson 2: End the Coward Punch
Lesson 4: Risk Awareness and Avoidance