Sexual harassment lesson plan

Secondary

A three-part drama series about sexual harassment at work, designed for schools to build a lesson around.

The videos in this lesson from BBC Teach tell the story of a professional relationship between a man and woman at work, which involves an accusation of sexual harassment and an employment tribunal hearing.

Each video is accompanied by a separate discussion piece to stimulate discussion amongst students, and there are teacher notes provided for each video.

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • use with young people aged 14 to 16
  • use with whole classes 

Curriculum links

England - RSHE

Respectful relationships, including friendships

By the end of secondary school pupils should know:

· what constitutes sexual harassment and sexual violence and why these are always unacceptable

Northern Ireland – Learning for Life and Work

Relationships

Key Stage 4 pupils should be enabled to:

· develop their understanding of relationships and sexuality and the responsibilities of healthy relationships

Scotland – Health and Wellbeing

Relationships, sexual health and parenthood

· I recognise that power can exist within relationships and can be used positively as well as negatively.

· I know how to manage situations concerning my sexual health and wellbeing and am learning to understand what is appropriate sexual behaviour.

Wales - Health and Wellbeing

Healthy relationships are fundamental to our wellbeing

Progression step 4: I can consider the role of safety in relationships and I can identify where my safety or the safety of others is threatened and I know how to respond to this. 

Progression step 5: I can take steps to avoid conflict and to remove myself from unsafe relationships. I can draw on support systems for myself and others when needed.

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