Common definitions of bullying, employed in research and public policy alike, are generally based on adult-imposed categories. To account for students’ needs in school, research should aim to include their voices more often.
Research evidence and international policy highlight the central role that parents play in promoting positive sexual behaviour and outcomes in their children, however they can be difficult to engage in sexual and reproductive health (SRH) education programmes.
The purposes of this paper are: to assess how comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) is implemented in schools in the World Health Organisation’s European Region; and to investigate the evidence supporting its effectiveness.
In 2018, reflecting in this journal on the arrival of the ‘age of consent’ into sexuality education, Jen Gilbert questioned what would happen to a concept drawn in part from legal contexts, but partly also driven by the passion of feminist activists, when it met the demands and logics – the learn
Despite a successful ten year strategy to reduce teenage pregnancies implemented by the Labour Government between 1999 and 2010, the UK still has one of the highest teenage pregnancy rates in Western Europe (only Greece had a higher rate in 2017) (Office for National Statistics, 2017).
This research was conducted in March and April 2020 to explore children and young people’s reflections and perceptions on the COVID-19 outbreak.
School feeding programmes represent one of the largest safety nets in countries across the region – measured in terms of coverage – in the broader framework of national social protection policy and programmes.
As part of a project funded by the Wellcome Trust, we held a one-day symposium, bringing together researchers, practitioners, and policymakers, to discuss priorities for research on relationships and sex education (RSE) in a world where young people increasingly live, experience, and augment thei
This document offers a needs analysis of the opportunities in Europe to integrate quality criteria for antibullying policies in secondary schools and in quality frameworks for the education sector.
Adolescent dating and relationship violence is associated with health harms and is an important topic for sex education. School-based interventions addressing this have been eﬀective in the USA, but schools in England confront pressures that might hinder implementation.