This guide has been written for teachers who are new to teaching RSE, or new to teaching the compulsory RSE guidance, published in 2019, which applies to both primary and secondary schools in England.
The aim of these recommendations and the report more broadly is to provide guidance for the education sector in fostering an LGBT+ inclusive culture and reducing the levels of HBT bullying and language in schools in England.
This briefing paper discusses the prevalence of bullying amongst pupils in schools across the UK, and policies to prevent and tackle bullying in English, Welsh, Scottish and Northern Irish schools.
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.
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).
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
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.
The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on the lives of people across the United Kingdom, including millions of children and young people.