Professional Learning

On this page, you will find a number of professional learning resources related to Gender-Based Violence Prevention Education. 

e-Learning Module- Gender-Based Violence Prevention Education 

Ophea’s Gender-Based Violence Prevention e-Learning module was developed to increase educator awareness and understanding of gender-based violence, and the importance of teaching gender-based violence prevention in schools.


Webinar - Egale Canada: Drawing the Line on Transphobic and Gender-Based Violence

In this workshop you’ll use Draw-The-Line scenarios to explore LGBTQ School Safety, Trans Student Safety. Join Alyx Duffy, Youth Program Coordination and Facilitator with Egale Canada Human Rights Trust, for a discussion on gender identity and gender expression, the impacts of gender norms in society, how to recognize gender-based and transphobic violence, and how you can intervene safely and act as an ally.

This workshop was held on February 22nd, 2017.


Webinar - White Ribbon Campaign: Our Future Has No Violence Against Women

What does “manhood” mean to you? Véronique Church-Duplessis, Project Manager at White Ribbon, will present on toxic and healthy masculinities and how you can create a safer, more positive school environment for all. Draw-The-Line scenarios will be used to highlight how you can support girls and women in your school and to engage boys and men in gender equity.

This webinar was held on February 28th, 2017.


Webinar - How to Draw-The-Line

Did you know – 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 boys will experience gender-based violence in their lifetime? Want to bring anti-gender-based violence programming to your school? Julie Lalonde, Project Manager of, will break down some of these statistics and introduce you to the campaign as a FREE and useful tool for breaking the silence on gender-based violence.

This webinar was held on March 9th, 2017.


Webinar - Drawing the Line on Gender-Based Violence in Ontario

This webinar, developed in partnership with Ophea and the Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres (OCRCC), is designed for grades 7-12 educators to discuss the use of education for gender-based violence prevention. The session will make connections to the Health and Physical Education curricula and provide planning and teaching considerations to support teachers in initiating and continuing conversations in a safe and supportive environment for all learners.

The webinar was held on March 3rd, 2021.


IG Live - Consent 101 with Julie S. Lalonde

As part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence (#16daysofactivismagainstgenderbasedviolence), we are hosting some Instagram chats on consent, healthy relationships and bystander intervention.

This Instagram Live was held on November 25th, 2020.


IG Live - Pop Culture and Consent with Julie S. Lalonde

Educator Julie S. Lalonde gives tips on how to use pop culture as a launching point for discussions of consent, healthy relationships and the role of bystanders.

This Instagram Live was held on December 1st, 2020.


IG LIVE - Working Together to End Online Gender-Based Violence with Julie S. Lalonde

Tips and strategies for addressing online gender-based violence with youth!

This Instagram Live was held on December 8th, 2020.


IG Live : Consent! A discussion with Julie S. Lalonde (in French only)

We often ask the question “What is gender-based violence?” while we should be asking “What is consent?”. During this session, Julie discusses consent and strategies to speak with kids and teens in your setting.

This Instagram Live was held on December 3rd, 2020.


More IG Live trainings will take place in May 2021. Follow @opheacanada on Instagram to find out when they will take place and to participate live! Recordings of the IG Live trainings will be posted to this page once they have occurred.