Work with students in Class 5 to 11 will be between August 7 to 10.
An evening lecture for parents with Lisa Romero will be on Wednesday August 8th at 7pm – 8:30pm. $10pp at the door.
Lisa Romero has been offering this contribution to the Wellbeing Curriculum for students at Shearwater for a number of years. The component starts the year the child turns 11 years old, an age when the growth in the child’s body and soul develops towards puberty and becomes ready to receive more conscious pictures around gender and sexuality. Before that age, a child experiences and learns about their place in the world according to how the community thinks and behaves. Learning about gender and sexuality evolves out of how the family and community refer to the child and how society refers to or sees behind race, sex, gender, and other physical or cultural differences in people. We leave the other free when we recognise their individual capacities and support them towards working from these capacities in life.
There are a number of facilitators from Developing the Self Developing the World who now also deliver the module. For Classes 5 – 11 (from 11 – 18 years old), a facilitator meets with each class at school for an hour long session building up themes relating to developing social understanding through wholistic gender and sex education.