The prevalence of school-based healthcare has increased markedly over the past decade. We study a modern mode of school-based healthcare, telemedicine, that offers the potential to reach places and populations with historically low access to such care.
Responding to adolescents’ educational needs in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) is central to their sexual health and achieved through school-based comprehensive sexuality education (CSE).
Around 35,000 teachers, 81% of whom were from Latin America, were surveyed for a UNESCO study as part of the Safe to Learn initiative to end violence in schools.
The updated National Teacher Preparation Standards for Sex Education are divided into seven standards: Standard 1: Professional Disposition. Teacher candidates demonstrate comfort and proficiency with, commitment to, and self-efficacy in teaching sex education.
The authors examine the mutual reinforcement of adolescent health and education, the challenges of intersectoral working, and the joint investment needed to secure wellbeing during adolescence, into adult life, and for the next generation.
In this article, the authors argue that school health programmes have the potential to mitigate a growing epidemic of malnutrition in children and adolescents.
This report summarises key findings from 27 Young Lives publications on sexual and reproductive health (SRH) across five themes: female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C); marriage and cohabitation; contraception knowledge and use; pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting; and SRH services.
People with disabilities deserve equal access to high-quality education, including comprehensive sexuality education (CSE).
This technical brief explores the support teachers need to provide disability-inclusive Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in the Asia-Pacific region. The paper also recommends the various actions needed to address the identified gaps.
This case study is part of a series covering Mongolia, Nepal and the Philippines that highlights findings from a research study which explores how teachers in the Asia-Pacific region can be supported to provide comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) to learners with disabilities.