Sexualities education

Alldred, P. ORCID: 0000-0002-5077-7286, 2020. Sexualities education. In: D.T. Cook, ed., The SAGE encyclopedia of children and childhood studies. London: Sage, p. 1441. ISBN 9781473942929

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Sexualities education denotes the range of pedagogical interventions with children and young people around sexualities, reproduction and reproductive biology and rights, sexual health, and issues concerning sexual consent and protection. The aims of sexualities education may be summarised as providing accurate information about human sexuality and reproduction to promote sexual health and well-being; helping young people develop culturally-contextual healthy perspectives on sexuality; helping them to develop positive relationships by fostering communication, decision-making and assertiveness skills; and encouraging young people to make responsible choices about sexual relationships.

Item Type: Chapter in book
Creators: Alldred, P.
Publisher: Sage
Place of Publication: London
Date: 1 July 2020
ISBN: 9781473942929
Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Record created by: Linda Sullivan
Date Added: 11 Jan 2022 12:33
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2022 03:00

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