Background and purpose: In 2020, the New Zealand Ministry of Education updated the national curriculum policy for sexuality education, broadening the focus to ‘relationships and sexuality education’ and strengthening guidance for both primary (Years 1–8) and secondary (Years 9–13) schools.
Teachers, and their professional learning and development, have been identified as playing an integral role in enabling children and young people’s right to comprehensive sexuality education (CSE).
What is the potential of the main public institutions? What barriers exist in society to promote comprehensive sexual education?
The evidence for increased focus on the link between education and health is strong. Education strongly impacts health outcomes and health is equally fundamental to education. This calls for a more comprehensive approach to school health and more coordinated action across sectors.
This technical brief outlines the current knowledge-base and identifies major research needs and evidence gaps in comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) as identified by experts in the field.
India is the second-most populous country globally, with the largest youth population between ages 10 to 24. Despite a young and culturally diverse demography, India has consistently deprioritised knowledge, awareness, and acceptance of comprehensive sexuality education [CSE] for its youth.
This report is the result of a study to estimate the cost of implementing the SETARA adolescent CSE programme in the three cities of Denpasar, Semarang and Lampung in Indonesia. It found that in the startup phase, implementing SETARA in a school costs between USD 10-15 per student.
Desde el Ministerio de Educación de Ecuador se ha identificado la necesidad de elaborar materiales prácticos y de calidad, que apoyen a docentes en la planificación de sus clases a partir del desarrollo de las oportunidades curriculares que ofrecen las distintas asignaturas para abordar temáticas
One of the priority objectives in IPPF’s current Strategic FrameworkC is to “enable young people to access comprehensive sexuality education and realize their sexual rights.” Member Associations (MAs) are committed to reaching all adolescents with rights-based and contextually-relevant CSE to rea
This report has been developed to lay evidence for the existing need of a comprehensive model of sexuality education in Indian schools. The report has been divided into two broad segments.