Resources Project Officer: job vacancy at NAPWHA

The National Association of People With HIV Australia (NAPWHA), March 2020

NAPWHA is seeking a Resources Project Officer to join their team in Newtown, Sydney and deliver two education projects in 2020.

The ideal applicant will have experience developing online learning resources, ideally in the community health sector and for people living with HIV. They will have experience in project management, working with and managing committees, and delivering projects on budget within a clear deadline. They will also be well-versed in the principles of adult education.

If you have high level resource development skills and enjoy working autonomously and collaboratively within a small team, this may be the job for you. People living with HIV are particularly encouraged to apply.

This four-day a week position is for a 12-month fixed-term contract and carries a total salary package of 60-70K pro rata. Salary packaging is also available.

  • Read more about applying for this job, which closes at 4.00pm on Thursday 9 April 2020, at the PDF here: Resources job ad

Sex workers call for better education around kids and porn – not censorship

The Age, March 29, 2016 – 10:04PM

The peak body for Australian sex workers has called for better education to help children deal with pornography if they are exposed to it, rather than increased censorship.

A Senate inquiry into the potential harm being done to Australian children “through access to pornography on the internet” has been inundated by more than 140 submissions.

  • Read more of article here
  • Access the submissions to the Senate Committee here (NB: the Scarlet Alliance submission is submission number 119)

All schools should have to provide SRE (UK)

UK Parliament, 17 February 2015

In a new report, the House of Commons Education Select Committee has called for sex and relationships education (SRE) to become a statutory subject in all English state schools.

The measure aims to ensure appropriate curriculum time is devoted to the subject and that teachers get the training they need. It will ensure all teachers are trained to deal with homophobic and transphobic bullying.

  • Read more here
  • Download report House of Commons Education Committee, Life lessons: PSHE and SRE in schools,  Session 2014–15 here