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SRE becomes LGBT+ inclusive RSE in Wales

Kirsty Williams AM

Sex and Relationship Education in Wales faces a shakeup – becoming LGBT+ inclusive and renamed Relationship and Sexuality Education to emphasise that it is about much more than sex.  Education Secretary in the Welsh Coalition Government, Kirsty Williams AM, has announced that Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) will be a statutory part of Wales’ new curriculum which will be in […]

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Help press for better relationship education

The Department for Education is considering how to update the Sex and Relationship guidance given to schools. It was last updated in 2000, and is therefore now out of date to put it mildly – imagine how much change there has been in that time whether sexting, cyberbullying, social media or the wider awareness of non-binary identities like bisexual, enbee […]

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“21st century relationships and sex education”

The government has today (1 March 2017) tabled amendments to the Children and Social Work Bill which will make it a requirement that all secondary schools in England teach relationships and sex education (RSE). The amendments allow the government to make regulations requiring personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) to be taught in all schools in England – primary […]

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TIE report highlighted in Holyrood

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Last year we reported on a report from the Time for Inclusive Education campaign exploring experience of schools in Scotland among LGBT current pupils and those who have recently left. The report was raised by opposition member Monica Lennon MSP in debate yesterday, prompting First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to promise it was to be acted on – as well as […]

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Bi At School in 2016

25% of bisexual pupils and former school pupils report self harming regularly as a result of bullying, while another 7% self-harmed once. A new report from the Time for Inclusive Education campaign explores LGBT experience of schools in Scotland among current pupils and those who have recently left. It’s based on two surveys – one of pupils, the other of […]

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