The Consent Issue
Volume 1 Issue 2
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About the Author
A survey by the Sex Education Forum found that 3 in 10 young people did not learn about consent in school. Young people also said that what they do learn tends to be too theoretical and fails to discuss real-life relationship situations. So how, what and when should we be teaching about consent in school sex and relationships education?
This second issue of the Sex Educational Supplement includes:
take the quiz
’ to help you brush up on your knowledge about consent, including legal facts
- an exclusive interview with Dr Meg Barker, author of
Rewriting the Rules
- eight pages of lesson ideas and resources to integrate learning about consent in high quality SRE at all Key Stages.
The Sex Educational Supplement is a free benefit for
members of the
Sex Education Forum
and is the termly e-magazine for teachers and other professionals involved in sex and relationships education. Membership will enable you to join discussions with other SRE professionals about issues such as teaching about consent. Members joining before 31 March 2014 will receive a copy of this magazine free of charge.
Lucy Emmerson is Coordinator of the Sex Education Forum, NCB. She has written several publications including accessible research briefings and practical handbooks. She is a co-author of ‘SRE for the 21st Century; supplementary advice for schools’ and edits ‘The Sex Educational Supplement’. Lucy advises on government policy and has led campaigns calling for changes to the curriculum to improve SRE. Lucy has previously worked as a trainer at Brook in Birmingham and on interventions focusing on HIV and AIDS in Zimbabwe. Lucy has a MSc in Development Management from the Open University. Jane Lees is the Chair of the Sex Education Forum and an associate trainer for the Family Planning Association. She has an interest in curriculum development, and has contributed to the development of the PSHE framework and also to the Personal Well-being programmes of study. Jane's speciality is PSHE CPD and she works as a lead in one local authority and supports several others.
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