"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.
SHINE's Relationships and sexual health education principles of best practice.
The 5th National Survey of Secondary Students and Sexual Health was carried out in 2013 and involved over 2000 Year 10, 11 and 12 students from the Government, Catholic and Independent school systems and from every jurisdiction in Australia.
The 6th National Survey of Secondary Students and Sexual Health was carried out in 2018 and involved over 6000 Year 10, 11 and 12 students from the Government, Catholic and Independent school systems from every jurisdiction in Australia.
Information on STIs and BBVs, places to get testing and treatment - written and audio translations in over 20 languages.
A centre for social research into sexuality, health and the social dimensions of human relationships based at La Trobe University, Melbourne.
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.
For parents/carers of 9 to 13 year olds to help them talk to their sons about puberty and sex. Tells you what topics to cover and gives ideas on how to start conversations.
A report on the first phase of a five-year project at Northern Bay College in Geelong to enhance sexuality education for Prep - Year 12 students using a whole-school and community partnership approach.
Provides a framework for developing and evaluating evidence-based sexual health education in the Canadian context.
The Curtin University Relationships and Sexuality Education Project (https://rseproject.org.au/) provides professional development training to schools in the area of relationships and sexuality education (RSE). Due to high demand, we are seeking expressions of interest for a 2-day workshop specifically for community groups, service providers, and others who wish to upskill in RSE from outside the school sector.
Some ideas to help start conversations in general ways that aren't too personal or confronting.
Curtin University provision of professional development services in school-based sexuality and relationships education: project overview (2014 - 2016)
Between 2014- 2016, Curtin University conducted a comprehensive educational program for both practicing teachers and pre-service undergraduate student teachers to equip them to deliver SRE in schools. This infographic provides a project overview, highlighting key achievements of the project over the three year period.
Developed by the World Health Organization (2010), this framework can be used to develop a comprehensive, community-based sexual health program.
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 email@example.com
Education programs for Indigenous Australians about sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses (2013)
This 2013 resource sheet, produced by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, examines evidence on the effectiveness of sexual health education programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Evaluation of the implementation of a relationship and sexuality education project in WA schools (2019)
Article evaluating the implementation of a relationships and sexuality education project in WA schools.
A brief overview of current knowledge about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among young Australians. Outlines the role of education and social marketing in reducing the prevalence of STIs (May, 2014).
Provides reproductive and sexual health services throughout NSW. Includes a section for teachers.
Family Planning Tasmania provides expert sexual and reproductive health services. Non-judgemental and caring clinical services for all, and education programs for professionals and people of all stages of life. They are vocal advocates for sexual and reproductive health rights and community awareness. They offer the following services: clinical services, education consultancy and advice, advocacy, health promotion, accurate and up-to-date information and resources.