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[…]
You might have read that ‘sexting’ is now considered the norm for young people. I first read this assertion a couple of years ago (when I originally wrote this blog, which I thought I lost but didn’t and have republished). This was based on a small piece of research conducted by Professor Andy Phippen. Actually[…]
A consent workshop activity using handshakes as a way of learning about sexual consent.
A new project where I make videos for practitioners on how to facilitate sex and relationships workshops. This is one about relationships. LOVE, INNIT – a teaching pack about relationships (with full instructions and other engaging teaching resources about relationships) Relationships Training – if you would like to take part in a training day about[…]
Try this quiz about first time sex! [mtouchquiz 3]
NICE issued guidance on young people and contraceptive services today ‘Contraceptive services with a focus on young people up to the age of 25’. It has been widely reported, some of it more excellent/sensible and measured than others. There is a lot in the guidance that is very useful but for the most part the[…]
Some thoughts on where we are with consent, Sex Ed and young people, where the gaps are, how the Sex Ed that is taught can contribute to the problem and some ideas on how we can think of working with (and listening to) young people more effectively. This piece is based on a talk[…]
For the first time I will be hosting my own courses so you can book an individual place. Sadly, due to lack of interest, I’ve had to cancel this course. Perhaps you might want to sign up to my newsletter (see the sidebar) to find out if I’m going to try again in the future[…]