Awareness and prevention
Information and resources
Never before has gambling been so heavily promoted and accessible, especially through sport. This makes it feel like a normal part of the game and harder for students to recognise potential harm.
Drawing on the latest research we support your secondary school community to help students love the game, not the odds and develop healthy and informed attitudes to gambling.
Our LOVE THE GAME School Education Program offers:
You can select these and other strategies for reducing gambling harm in the program’s School gambling policy template (DOC - 604 KB) which can be adapted to suit your school’s needs.
The program provides a range of secondary curriculum-based resources and targeted sessions.
Host this session to inform school staff about key issues related to gambling and young people and how they can help students become critical thinkers in an environment where gambling is being increasingly normalised.
Host this session to inform parents about the key issues related to gambling and young people, and how they can help their child develop healthy and informed attitudes to gambling.
Host this session for Year 10 to 12 classes, including VCAL.
Through a range of interactive tasks, this workshop enables students to:
To ensure students gain maximum benefit, this workshop is designed for 25 students or fewer.
Use these curriculum-based units in your planning for a variety of subject areas for Years 10 to 12.
These resources have been mapped to: