Health education

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YouTube blocks all anti-vaccine content

News articles
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
International
health education
immunisation
media literacy

ABC news article 30 September 2021

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Youth'12 overview: The health and wellbeing of New Zealand secondary school students in 2012

Research and reports
Teacher
Parent
International
adolescence
families
health education
health literacy
mental health
parenting
research and reports

This report presents an overview of findings from Youth’12, the third national health and wellbeing survey of secondary school students in New Zealand. The information presented in this report was provided by 8,500 students who took part in the survey. The report also includes findings from the 2001 and 2007 national surveys to identify trends over time.

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Youth survey report (2018)

Research and reports
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
adolescence
health education
sex education
sexual health

Mission Australia's annual report on young people's values, aspirations, concerns and ambitions.

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Young People, Online Sexual Health Information, Science and Skepticism

Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
health education

A Qualitative Health Research article authored by Adrian Farrugia, Andrea Waling, Kiran Pienaar and Suzanne Fraser. The article is useful to people teaching RSE given it provides information on the extent to which young people trust online sexual health information. Most interesting is that the evidence supports the idea that young people desire information that acknowledges the varied, contingent nature of sexual life. Accordingly, RSE should include not only "facts" and "science" but experiences.

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Western Australian Health Promoting Schools Association (WAHPSA)

Agencies
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
health education

The WA Health Promoting Schools Association (WAHPSA) advocates and supports a whole school and community approach to health and wellbeing. The Association achieves this through education, coordination and collaboration with school communities and health agencies.

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WA Health Working with Youth: A legal resource for community-based professionals

Guidelines
Research and reports
Teacher
Western Australia
health education
law
mental health

This resource contains information for health professionals working with young people, but it also useful to teachers and schools. It provides detailed legal and policy frameworks in relation to various issues including duty of care, consent, confidentiality, sexual health, mental health, drugs and online safety. It also includes case studies.

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The new puberty: how to navigate early development in today's girls

Books
Teacher
Parent
International
health education
parenting
puberty
sexual health

Available as an eBook this guide for parents and educators on managing early puberty in girls. It includes information on emotional stressors, personal care and promoting health with practical strategies.

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The effects of pornography on children and young people: An evidence scan

Research and reports
Teacher
Parent
Australia
adolescence
body image
consent
health education
media literacy
mental health
online
pornography
sexualisation

In 2016, the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) was engaged by the Department of Social Services to review what the available research evidence tells us about the impact exposure to and consumption of online pornography has on children and young people.

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Starting a Rainbow Group

Free books/brochures
Guidelines
Professional development
Teacher notes
Teacher
Parent
Australia
gender diversity
guidelines
health education
sexual diversity

A resource that helps schools develop groups that empower all young people and in particular members of the LGBTIQA+ community. This resource schools to be inclusive and supportive environments free from discrimination, bullying and harassment regardless of intersex status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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Sexual Health in Adolescence Clinical Nursing Manual

Guidelines
Teacher
Western Australia
health education
puberty
sexual health

This guide aims to support nurses working in schools to provide primary health care for young people in secondary schools. Comprehensive guidance is offered on roles, responsibilities and actions. For teachers, it is useful to understand that the nurses support curriculum but the responsibility is that of teachers.

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Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Program

Agencies
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
adolescence
families
health education
help seeking
immunisation
intimate relationships
multicultural
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
sexting
STIs and BBVs

The WA Department of Health - Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Program (SHBBVP) provides sexual health information and resources for the community, health professionals and educators. Funds service providers to deliver free and low cost education sessions, professional development, clinical appointments, testing and treatment. All SHBBVP hardcopy resources (posters, pamphlets, etc) can be bulk ordered for free in WA by setting up a free account at doh.getquickmail.com. Email shbbvp@health.wa.gov.au for individual copies.

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Sex is a funny word: a book about bodies, feelings, and you

Books
Lower primary
Teacher
Parent
International
bodies
gender
health education
protective behaviours

A 160 page comic book for the early primary school years that opens up conversations between young people and their trusted adults on bodies, gender and sexuality for children in a safe way.

(Cath Hawk's Review 3min 59sec – length of video) .

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School Drug Education and Road Awareness (SDERA)

Guidelines
Agencies
Professional development
Programs
Lower primary
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
health education
health literacy

Department of Education - Drug Education and Road Aware Branch (Previously SDERA) empowers school based staff, parents and community agencies, through professional learning services and support resources, to develop effective drug and road safety education programs within schools and communities.

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Reachout.com

Apps
Support services
Agencies
Websites
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
adolescence
body image
consent
emotional literacy
families
friendships
gender diversity
health education
help seeking
intimate relationships
mental health
multicultural
online
safer sex
sexting
sexual diversity

Information, support and resources to help young people improve their understanding of mental health issues, develop resilience, and increase their coping skills and help-seeking behaviour.

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Puberty and special girls

Books
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
adolescence
bodies
health education
puberty

A simple yet sensitively written picture book that covers changes in bodies and appearance during puberty, good hygiene and other issues including protective behaviours and feelings for young women with special needs.

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On the number of intersex people

Research and reports
Teacher
Parent
Australia
families
gender diversity
health education
intersex variations
parenting
research and reports
sexual diversity

This article reviews available data on the number of intersex people, and the complications involved in data collection.

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Ms Represented

Videos
Websites
Australia
gender
gender diversity
health education
law

This web page is an overview of an ABC documentary that interviewed women who are or have been in Australian politics. The web page provides an introduction that highlights historical moments and that so many of these moments have only recently occurred in Australian history.

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Mission Australia Youth Survey Report 2021 Overview

Research and reports
Australia
health education
mental health
research and reports

This overview presents key findings from the largest annual survey of young people conducted in Australia by Mission Australia. It provides findings from data analysis in relation to work, study, personal issues, mental health and body image.

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Mission Australia Youth Survey Report 2021

Research and reports
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
health education
mental health
research and reports

This report shares the findings of the 2021 of the largest annual survey of young people in Australia. It aims to identify the values, aspirations and issues of concern to young people at the national level, but also then presents information on states and territories of Australia. The top three issues in Australia in 2021 were COVID-19, the environment, and equity and discrimination.

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Mission Australia

Research and reports
Agencies
Support services
Professional development
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
adolescence
health education

Mission Australia is a Christian charity. Their integrated services across Australia help people find safe and affordable housing, support disadvantaged children and families, empower troubled young people, assist people with mental illness and disability, and much more. Mission Australia conduct a number of comprehensive surveys on young people, alcohol and other drug use, homelessness and disability.

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