Here’s a ramble ramble about some of the materials I use in RSE together with some ideas for how to use them.
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.
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[…]
In a young person’s clinic I work at, we have lots of magazines in the waiting area for clients to read while they are waiting to see us. Young people like reading them but I always have concerns about the seemingly perfect images of people/models/actors etc that they contain. I think that we don’t give[…]
Why not use modelling clay when doing work around sexual anatomy?
If you have been following me on twitter over the last few weeks you may have seen a splurge of tweets about the Channel 4 programme ‘The Joy of Teen Sex’. I’ve pointed out that although it is popular it has many factual inaccuracies and unhelpful content with regards to the realities of teen sex,[…]
Why sex ed should remain free.