- Explore the definition of consent with young people using Mentimeter
- Understand how consent works by examining the tea analogy
- Discuss how to use digital consent by examining a range of scenarios.
Self awareness and personal skills
What is consent?
Before watching the below video 'Tea Consent' use Mentimeter or post-it notes to ask the question 'What is consent?'
After watching the video, ask 'What is consent?' again, compare and contrast the findings.
Preparation for Mentimeter
Log in to Mentimeter or create an account. Use the text analysis template to create the question 'What is consent?' Modify the template as you choose and share the link with the class.
Almost half (47%) of young adults reported in Jigsaw's My World Survey 2 that they had been touched against their will or without their consent and 20% said they had been forced or pressured to have sex.
There are laws that apply to sex and consent in Ireland.
The age of consent in Ireland is 17.
Tea and consent
Apply the visualisation concept video 'Tea Consent' for discussion in class. Copyright ©2015 Emmeline May and Blue Seat Studios.
Ways we give consent and give permission online has 4 actions:
- Active – also known as explicit consent
- Passive – also known as opt-out consent
- Assumed – also know as implicit consent
- No consent given.
Use the worksheet below in class in order to consider how your young people would organise and classify the digital consent scenarios i.e What consent action is used for when a friend adds a young person to a group chat without their permission?