'Active Consent' Programme Lau...

News & Sport

'Active Consent' Programme Launched At NUI Galway

Josh Crosbie
Josh Crosbie

05:14 11 Jan 2019


Share this article


'Active Consent' Programme

A new four year 'Active Consent' programme is being launched at NUI Galway to examine relationships among young people.

The new 'Active Consent' initiative will work with those aged 16 to 23 covering issues such as sexual consent, communication skills and promoting critical thinking about pornography.

The workshops will combine psychology with sexual health and the creative arts.

Key aims of the Active Consent programme

  • To reach across three key youth settings (higher education institutions, senior cycle in schools and sports organisations).
  • To support young people using multiple implementation methods that will include workshops, drama, training, videos, and online resources.
  • To promote critical thinking about pornography, supported by an online platform on consent education for students, parents, and teachers.

Speaking at the launch today Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O'Connor, says this is only the beginning:

"It is an important step forward and takes a new and original approach, which we need on issues to do with equality and sexual violence."

"The team are taking on a difficult subject in a positive way that respects young people’s capacity for independence and decision-making"


Share this article


Live: Title

Description

Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Next up on queue

Title
Description
Duration

There are currently no podcasts in the queue

Go to podcasts

On Air

SPIN HITS AT NIGHT

SPIN HITS AT NIGHT

12:00 AM-07:00 AM

Share

Up next

FULLY CHARGED

FULLY CHARGED

07:00 AM-10:00 AM

Share

SPIN HITS WITH PETER

SPIN HITS WITH PETER

10:00 AM-03:00 PM

Share

SPIN HITS WITH STEVE K

SPIN HITS WITH STEVE K

03:00 PM-07:00 PM

Share

THE ZOO CREW

THE ZOO CREW

07:00 PM-10:00 PM

Share

SPIN XTRA

SPIN XTRA

10:00 PM-12:00 PM

Share

SPIN HITS AT NIGHT

SPIN HITS AT NIGHT

12:00 AM-07:00 AM

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on