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Opinion: Relationships & sex education now mandatory in English schools – Australia should do the same

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Jacqueline Hendriks,The Conversation, September 9, 2020 6.07am AEST Relationships and sex education became compulsory throughout schools in England at the beginning of September 2020. In primary schools the course will focus on relationships, while secondary schools will include topics such as managing intimate relationships, consent and online behaviour. Schools — including government...

Free workshop series on Sexuality and Intellectual Disability

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South Australian Council on Intellectual Disability, July 2020 Sexuality and Relationships is an essential area of learning for people with an intellectual disability. Adults with intellectual disability say they want to learn together in their own right. Parents and carers can make a big difference in small ways by improving their own knowledge and using supportive approaches. These interactive...

Sexual & Reproductive Health Resource Kit for Aboriginal young people

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Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of New South Wales, 2018 The AH&MRC has developed a new vibrant Sexual and Reproductive Health Resource Kit for workers to use with Aboriginal young people named “DOIN ‘IT’ RIGHT!”. DOIN IT RIGHT! provides workers who work with young Aboriginal people (including non-sexual health and non-Aboriginal workers) with step by...

New standards of care for trans and gender diverse children and adolescents

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The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, 2017 The first Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines for trans and gender diverse children and adolescents, led Led by the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, have been released. Dr Michelle Telfer, Head of Adolescent Medicine and Gender Services at the RCH, says health professionals, such as GPs, school counsellors and...

AMAZE: a new sex ed video series

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Advocates for Youth, Answer and Youth Tech Health (YTH), September 2016 Advocates for Youth, Answer and Youth Tech Health (YTH) have launched AMAZE an online sexual education resource aimed specifically at 10-14 year olds. They have created a series of videos which aim to be humorous and engaging while helping young people learn about sex & relationships. The idea being reinforced is...

Body Talk user-friendly website from FPNSW

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Family Planning NSW, 2016 Body Talk is a youth-friendly, stand-alone website that complements and links to the Family Planning NSW website. Body Talk provides information about the body, puberty, relationships, contraception and safe sex in an easy to use, responsive design format. This website has the ability to be used autonomously or as a teaching and learning aide for educators, health...

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SASHA is a current awareness service with news and views on various aspects of sexual health and sexuality, from a wide range of sources. These range from credible sources of sexual health and related information, to relevant opinion pieces in the media.

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