Sex education

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10 principles of best practice RSE

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Australia
sex education

SHINE's Relationships and sexual health education principles of best practice.

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Canadian guidelines for sexual health education (2019)

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sex education
sexual health

Provides a framework for developing and evaluating evidence-based sexual health education in the Canadian context.

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Developing sexual health programmes - a framework for action (WHO)

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health education
sex education
sexual health

Developed by the World Health Organization (2010), this framework can be used to develop a comprehensive, community-based sexual health program.

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Guide to sexual behaviours in children and young people (2015)

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Australia
adolescence
pornography
protective behaviours
sex education
sexualisation
special needs

A traffic light guide to identify, understand and respond to sexual behaviours

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Guiding principles for the provision and practice of sexual health education (2003)

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Western Australia
health education
parenting
sex education
sexual health
STIs and BBVs

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.

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International technical guidance on sexuality education: an evidence informed approach (2018)

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health education
sex education
sexual health

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.

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Principles of gender-inclusive puberty and health education (2016)

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gender diversity
puberty
sex education

Providing perspectives and language to account for every student's unique journey through puberty to adulthood.

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Responding to problem sexual behaviour in children and young people (2019)

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Australia
guidelines
protective behaviours
puberty
sex education
sexual health
sexual abuse
sexualisation
special needs

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.

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Sexuality education matters

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Australia
gender
intimate relationships
sex education
sexual diversity

A university program created by Deakin University preparing pre-service teachers to teach sexuality education.

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Supporting sexual diversity, intersex and gender diversity in schools (2015)

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Australia
gender diversity
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intersex variations
sex education
sexual diversity

Safe schools Coalition Australia resource created in 2015.

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Talk it like it is

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Books
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Australia
adolescence
guidelines
intimate relationships
parenting
sex education

A guide to communicating with your children about life, love, relationships and sex from SHINE South Australia.

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Teaching sexual health.ca

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International
adolescence
consent
contraception
gender diversity
intimate relationships
LGBTI
puberty
reproduction
sex education
sexual diversity
sexual abuse
STIs and BBVs

Information and strategies for teachers, educators and parents educating children from birth to 18 years of age using the Alberta Education Human Sexuality curriculum based on the Canadian Guidelines for Sexual Health Education.

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The professional learning standards for sex education (PLSSE) (2018)

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A set of professional learning standards to help improve educators' ability to effectively address sexuality in the classroom. Includes a helpful self-assessment tool.

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USA national sexuality education standards: core content and skills, K-12 (2011)

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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.