April 26, 2016

 

Our trainer Rubbena talks about our anti-radicalisation module for Prevent 2Be Safe:

Our Anti-radicalisation module has taken us over a year to develop.  Being such a sensitive topic we met with Prevention Officers several times to discuss the content of our module with them as there were many things we needed to consider.  For example, where do we draw the boundary lines when educating young people about anti-radicalisation and terrorism?  How do we ensure...

January 29, 2016

 

Four key Commons committees are asking the education secretary to make Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) which covers sex education compulsory in schools.

 

As a committed member of the Sex Education Forum, Deafax has worked with them in campaigning for statutory status for SRE and investment in training. Currently PSHE education is not part of the statutory national curriculum, which means there is no national programme of study for the subject....

January 27, 2016

We have just completed our ‘What's Happening to Me?  Project, which was delivered entirely in Scotland. It was supported with grants from The Robertson Trust, Hugh Fraser Foundation and Miss Agnes H Hunter’s Trust.  

 

Our lead Trainer, Rubbena, took on four separate ‘roadshows’ throughout Scotland delivering face-to-face workshops to 71 young deaf people/adults (including parents) as well as attending the British Association for Teachers of the Deaf Con...

January 4, 2016

 

It is all over the news and being mentioned by politicians, CEOP and other safe-guarding agencies but what is the prevention agenda and how can we meet it?

 

One of the key points is that terrorist groups tend to target people who are on the edge, marginalised and vulnerable providing them with the opportunity to become included and powerful. We know that exploring ideas, developing a sense of identity and forming opinions are a normal part of growing up, ye...

October 28, 2015

 

This is the first of a 2-part story based on an interview with Sally who is profoundly deaf; how she found out about sex as a naive schoolgirl and, in part two, what impact that had on her own parenting.

 

Sally was born into a hearing family with ’very narrow’ views.  They didn’t talk much and certainly not about sex or relationships.  Sex education at school consisted of a film with no subtitles, and nothing at all about the physical changes to expect.  Th...

May 26, 2015

5 top tips for running sensitive workshops.

 

We run frequent tailored sessions on a wide range of topics including identity, sexual relationships, puberty, bullying, drugs and safety with deaf groups and with professionals from the education, health and social care sectors. Through these courses we have identified some tips for running sensitive workshops...

 

Context:  Detailed discussions in advance to agree expectations is vital.  It’s helpful to sh...

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