The Conversation, 7 August 2018
Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Edith Cowan University
How children are taught about sex, relationships and sexuality at school is shaping up to be a political hot potato in Australia (again).
It’s already been slated to be an issue in the Victorian state elections later this year. That’s just a short time from being on the agenda during the same-sex marriage debate.
Now a radical shift in how children in England are taught about sex, relationships and sexuality promises to be the biggest reform of its kind in nearly 20 years. Here’s what Australia can learn from the new English system.