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Raising respectful and courageous students 2022159W is a Course

Raising respectful and courageous students 2022159W

May 24, 2022 - Dec 30, 2022

$250 Enrol

Full course description

Date and time

Tuesday 24 May 2022, 4.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Delivery mode

Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event


This learning event is right for you if you are a secondary educator, wellbeing team member, principal or school leader.


Knowing how to support our young people to become good adults who know how to find (and use) their voices can feel daunting. In this practical, affirming, and thoughtful seminar bestselling author, acclaimed educator and gender equity advocate Dannielle Miller OAM offers a way forward including:

  • Instilling confidence in all our kids
  • Boosting the brave
  • Teaching assertiveness
  • Fostering positive connections
  • Walking the talk on sexism and gender equity in our homes and classrooms
  • Teaching consent
  • Developing emotional literacy and empathy.

"This session was amazing! An engaging and accurate representation of where many of our teens are at. Teachers need to hear this! Attending this session was truly a gift.” Senior Student Welfare Coordinator

"I love Danni’s work - her advice is sensible and reinforces the messages we give parents too. The topics were very relevant and she shared great resources.” Principal, Santa Sabina College

This learning event supports creating best practice toward meeting the following VRQA standard(s):

  • Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Safe environment                                                                          
  • The minimum standards for schools offering a senior secondary course – Student welfare                    

Relevant Australian professional standards for teachers

4.  Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments

6.  Engage in professional learning


Presenter information

Dannielle Miller

Dannielle's career commenced as a high school teacher, and then as a senior educator to develop an innovative program for students at risk of dropping out of school, The Lighthouse Project. She is now the co-founder and CEO of Enlighten Education, Australia’s leading provider of in-school workshops for teens since 2003 working with more than 25,000 young people each year in Australia, New Zealand, and south-east Asia.

Dannielle has been a parenting expert on Channel 9’s breakfast programs and has authored five books including the best-selling The Butterfly Effect: A Positive New Approach to Raising Happy, Confident Teen Girls (Random House), a columnist for the Daily Telegraph, and covered features on domestic and family violence for the Body + Soul magazine. Dannielle is the Director of Education and Special Projects at Women’s Community Shelters and initiated their Walk The Talk schools program and their new corporate domestic and family violence literacy program which centres survivor’s voices and has a clear call to action. In 2021 Walk The Talk corporate programs were delivered to over one hundred Partners and Directors at KPMG nationally with outstanding engagement.

Dannielle has delivered keynotes on women’s leadership for Mercer nationally and in Singapore and presented at the All About Women festival at the Sydney Opera House twice - alongside Germain Greer, Eva Cox and Tara Moss. In 2021 she was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to education, to women, and youth. In 2018 she was one of four Finalists for the NSW Premier’s Award for Woman of the Year, and the winner of the Suicide Prevention Australia Life Award for excellence in media reporting. Dannielle has been an Ambassador for various charities, a pro bono board member for a women’s refuge, and also launched a social change initiative, The School Toilet Project which has gone global encouraging schools to let students reimagine these often bleak places.