SHINE's Relationships and sexual health education principles of best practice.
A research report from 2016 investigating what prompts parents to start the conversation about sexuality with their children. Many parents feel that their children are too young to talk about sexuality, and often don't know how to start the conversation. This article addresses barriers that parents experience in regards to talking about sexuality with their children.
Provides a framework for developing and evaluating evidence-based sexual health education in the Canadian context.
This paper provides an overview of survey findings and discusses the key results within the context of international literature on early childhood, gender and development, and parenting.
Developed by the World Health Organization (2010), this framework can be used to develop a comprehensive, community-based sexual health program.
eSafety toolkit for schools: creating safer online environments
A traffic light guide to identify, understand and respond to sexual behaviours
A guidelines developed by Inclusive Education WA outlining how to support a student to affirm their gender. Inclusive Education WA was defunded in October 2020.
The Guidelines for Supporting Sexual and Gender Diversity in Schools were released by the Equal Opportunity Commission Western Australia in 2014 to assist schools, in both public and private education sectors, to effectively address bullying specific to sexuality and gender diversity.
This document, developed by the WA Department of Health in 2003, is a guide for the provision of effective community and school-based education about STIs.
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.
This book explains the "Traffic Lights" framework for understanding and responding to children's sexual behaviours. It describes everyday situations and provides tools to support communication with children about sexuality and relationships.
An assessment tool developed by Inclusive Education WA to assess the environment of the school for the safety and inclusive of LGBTIQ+ students and staff. Assessment tools for staff, administration and students.
An article describing the importance of parent-adolescent communication to reduce risky sexual behaviour in young people.
1 page fact sheet with tips on how and why to talk about kids about pornography.
Providing perspectives and language to account for every student's unique journey through puberty to adulthood.
Guidelines for education and care settings on responding to problem sexual behaviours (3rd edition, 2019). Lists age appropriate behaviours, concerning behaviours and serious behaviours with steps schools can take to respond and protect children.
Equal Opportunity Commission fact sheets for students, parents/care givers and school staff.
Safe schools Coalition Australia resource created in 2015.
A guide to communicating with your children about life, love, relationships and sex from SHINE South Australia.