International guidelines for relationships and sexual health education in schools
Guidelines - International
"I'd rather beg for forgiveness than ask for permission": Sexuiality education teachers' mediated agency and resistance (2017)
Journal article from USA explores sexuality education teachers' identities and examines the ways in which teachers' experiences mediated their agency and resistance in classrooms.
Provides a framework for developing and evaluating evidence-based sexual health education in the Canadian context.
Developed by the World Health Organization (2010), this framework can be used to develop a comprehensive, community-based sexual health program.
Booklets and films written for children about conception via donor.
Everything you never wanted your kids to know about sex (but were afraid they’d ask): the secrets to surviving your child’s sexual development from birth to the teens
Written by doctors, a guide to coping with a child’s sexual maturation.
Sex education for parents and teens promoting healthy sexuality, values and body image in young people
This document is based on a rigorous review of evidence on sexuality education programs for 5-18 year olds. It is aimed at education and health-sector decision makers and professionals.
It’s about more than just sex: curricula and educational materials to help young people achieve better sexual and reproductive health (2013)
The toolkit provides descriptions of high-quality, adult- and youth-led curricula designed to improve youth sexual and reproductive health.
Providing perspectives and language to account for every student's unique journey through puberty to adulthood.
Professor Jessica Ringrose submission of evidence for Youth Select Committee 2017: Inquiry into body image
Key findings around sexualisation, gender, sexuality and body image drawn from international research and over a decade of international research. UK, 2017.
2min 45sec video by AMAZE showing ways to take care of your body during puberty.
A set of professional learning standards to help improve educators' ability to effectively address sexuality in the classroom. Includes a helpful self-assessment tool.
USA resource with specific sexuality education objectives and standards set out in grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12 published in 2012.
What is best practice in sex and relationship education? A synthesis of evidence, including stakeholders’ views (2017)
Qualitative and quantitative research conducted in the UK to identify what makes RSE programs effective, acceptable, sustainable and capable of faithful implementation.
A UK report that examines how young people can be educated about sex and relationships in this age of digital, mobile communications .