Health literacy

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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
special needs

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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Welcome to consent

Books
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Teacher
Parent
Australia
consent
families
family and domestic violence
friendships
health literacy
intimate relationships
law

Non fiction book: A frank, funny and honest guide to navigating consent and respectful relationships that helps young people understand the invisible rules governing consent and how to say yes, no and everything in between. Explores topics that young people need to know about consent from going to the doctor for the first time, working up to a first kiss through to sexual consent. Includes first-person anecdotes from real teens. https://booksfromaustralia.com/book/welcome-to-consent/

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The practical guide to love, sex and relationships

Programs
Teacher notes
Videos
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Australia
consent
friendships
gender
health literacy
intimate relationships
law
LGBTI
pornography
puberty
reproduction
sex education
sexual diversity
sexual abuse
STIs and BBVs

A teaching resource from the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, exploring relationships, sexual consent, equity and sexual and reproductive health.

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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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Queensland Health animated slide shows

Videos
Teacher
Parent
Australia
bodies
contraception
health literacy
immunisation
parenting
reproduction
safer sex
sexual health
STIs and BBVs

Animated slide shows on sexual health topics produced by Queensland Health.

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Multicultural Communities Council of WA (MCCWA)

Agencies
Presenters/Workshops
Support services
Professional development
Programs
Upper primary
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
adolescence
emotional literacy
friendships
health literacy
multicultural

MCCWA supports and advocates disadvantaged individuals from CaLD backgrounds to realise their potential as active contributors to the economic, social and cultural life of WA. Their youth program includes a 'youth conversation circle' which provides opportunity for newly arrived migrants to practice their communication skills in a health, wellbeing (including sexual health) and relationships context.

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How to use a condom

Videos
Websites
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
adolescence
contraception
health literacy
intimate relationships
parenting
safer sex

An animation from the Get The Facts website demonstrating how to use a condom correctly.

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Hepatitis Western Australia (HepWA)

Agencies
Presenters/Workshops
Support services
Clinical services
Professional development
Social media
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
health literacy
immunisation
sexual health
STIs and BBVs

Hepatitis WA is a community based organisation which provides free services to support people affected by hepatitis A, B and C. They aim to reduce discrimination and stigma directed at people living with viral hepatitis and raise community awareness. The provide guest speakers, education workshops and community stalls.

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Gynaecological Awareness Information Network (GAIN)

Agencies
Presenters/Workshops
Professional development
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
health education
health literacy
help seeking
immunisation
sexual health
STIs and BBVs

GAIN is a not-for-profit organisation run by volunteers who provide women with the opportunity, knowledge, confidence and support to obtain optimal gynaecological and sexual health.

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Everything a teen should know about the HPV vaccine

Videos
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Australia
health literacy
immunisation
STIs and BBVs

A four-minute video about the HPV vaccine featuring Australian teenagers.

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Dr Yes

Presenters/Workshops
Agencies
Lower secondary
Middle secondary
Upper secondary
Teacher
Parent
Western Australia
adolescence
bodies
body image
consent
contraception
health education
health literacy
immunisation
intersex variations
intimate relationships
law
LGBTI
puberty
reproduction
safer sex
sex education
sexual diversity
sexual health
STIs and BBVs

The Australian Medical Association of Western Australia (AMA WA) Dr Yes project sends specially trained volunteer medical students into high schools to have frank, open discussions on topics concerning youth health including sexual health. Enquiries can be made through dryes@amawa.com.au