Sex and relationships education trainer
Delivering courses for practitioners since 2003
Work with young people and adults
Facilitated SRE workshops for over 15 years
Advice and information
Trusted source of advice about sex and relationships
Respected voice on sex and relationships
For over 14s at BISHuk.com, in the media and academia
Training Courses for Practitioners
My courses give participants the opportunity to reflect on their values and attitudes as well as learning skills and information. They can be delivered whenever and wherever suits you (across the UK and Europe) and are for up to 16 participants.
They can be delivered whenever and wherever suits you (across the UK and Europe) and are for up to 16 participants. For over 13 years I've been running training courses (I was trained by Carol Painter in 2003). I've had the pleasure of facilitating courses with hundreds of passionate, committed and thoughtful practitioners from a broad range of professions. My latest course is for teachers to deliver DO...SRE for Schools resources. I also now offer a coaching service for SRE practitioners who don't want to come on a training course but would like some more advanced level support with their work and ideas for training and delivery.
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I’ve taught a broad variety of SRE topics in state and independent schools as well as being very at home in a youth club setting. I support schools to deliver comprehensive SRE for themselves, through the DO... programme. I complement this with specialist one off lessons, drop-ins and talks. I use activities which are interactive and participatory, with a focus on skills and values as well as the acquisition of knowledge.
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Here you can purchase resources that I've developed over the (many) years doing sex and relationships education with young people. They are all downloads for you to print out at your convenience (apart from 'Sex Explained' - my book for young people).
Planet Porn£10.50 Add to basket
LOVE, INNIT – A Teaching Pack About Relationships£9.50 Add to basket
Safer Sex Aces£4.95 Add to basket
Booze and Sex Pack£4.00 Add to basket
Sex Explained£5.00 Read more
Bish Leaflets£20.00 Add to basket
Condom Teaching Pack£9.50 Add to basket
Big Bish Download£88.00 Add to basket
How To Have Consensual Sex Zine£15.00 Add to basket
Bish Activity Book£20.00 Add to basket
Genitals Leaflet and Poster Pack£3.50 Add to basket
In addition to teaching and training I also work on projects as a consultant. Ideal for organisations who want a specialist for a finite period of time. My consultancy rate starts at £500 per day. Discounts are available for longer term projects or if your budget is tight.
Condom Man and the Advisors
DO … SRE for schools
Here’s a ramble ramble about some of the materials I use in RSE together with some ideas for how to use them.
With the upcoming changes to RSE becoming a reality next year, a lot of schools will be looking to overhaul their curriculum, find some new resources, and support their staff.
For International Women’s Day we wanted to highlight some of the activities within DO… that you might find useful when teaching about sexism, societal messages about gender, and power dynamics.
We learn about love from a young age: from fairy stories, Disney films, rom-coms, pop music. These love stories are also retold through families, the people around us, religion, communities, government policy and school.
So since working on DO… RSE for Schools I’ve become even more aware that, despite relationships and sex education being such a huge topic, there is often not a lot of support out there for teachers actually delivering it.
Consultation is under way about relationships and sex education (RSE) but what does good RSE look like? Find out more about the DO… collaboration.
I can’t actually believe I’m writing this, but some folk seem to think that showing 15/16 year olds porn in sex and relationships education is a good idea. So I’m gonna say why I think it’s a problematic idea: legally, ethically, practically and also why I think there are better and more valuable things we[…]
Most young people watch porn? Porn harms young people? They’re having non-consensual, unsafe sex as a result? No. The evidence points to a more inconclusive and also complicated picture. Does Porn Have a Harmful Effect on Young People? Many people worry that porn can cause young people harm – however there are many problems[…]
A rant about why what we are and aren’t teaching young people about fertility and sex is harmful to them. This is a transcription of a talk I gave at the Progress Educational Trust Birds, The Bees and Fertility Treatment event.
You might have either seen the tea and consent video, or read the original blog (which I much prefer). They are increasingly being used as a teaching tool, which I don’t think is a great idea. So I thought I’d share my thoughts about what the analogy needs to be a more useful resource and why[…]