Expansive Practice

Course Overview

This workshop explores the current evidence and experiences of people who identify as gender or sexually diverse, including stigma, discrimination, the harmful impact of the gender binary, expansive language, safe classrooms and better practice.

inyourskin® have partnered with Aud Mason-Hyde, a young queer non binary person, and developed a professional development workshop titled, Expansive Practice: Classroom comfort for queer students.

This is a fantastic opportunity to increase knowledge, strengthen interpersonal skills, and ensure LGBTIQA+ people feel safe and supported.

Who Should Attend?

  • Principals
  • Teachers
  • Guidance Officers
  • School and community nurses
  • Chaplains
  • Teacher Aides
  • Student wellbeing staff
  • Youth workers
  • Community service workers

Learning Intentions

  • Understand gender and sexuality
  • Develop an awareness of the needs of diverse classrooms
  • Examine the discrimination impacting some LGBTQIA+ communities
  • Develop strategies for expansive practice and classroom safety

At 17, Aud Mason-Hyde has experience as an actor, spoken word poet, activist and public speaker. In 2017 they created and performed a TedX talk about their experience of gender, which has since garnered over one million views. Since, they have appeared in several award winning films, been a consultant, keynote speaker and slam poet. Aud is also a strong advocate for the queering of society.


1 full day workshop


$2380 plus GST, up to 15 staff


email, hello@inyourskin.co

Professional Learning and Recognition

The Teachers Registration Board of South Australia recognises this workshop as professional learning. This professional learning claimed for registration purposes qualifies as 6 hours and needs to be referenced to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. Participants can request a certificate of attendance as evidence learning has occurred. Participants recording professional learning will need to reflect on how this learning connects to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.