Examples of successful strategies from sexual education.docx
Examples of successful strategies from
1. Condom distribution
o Reduced unwanted teen pregnancy because teens might be
embarrassed to go purchase condoms
2. Sexual diversity awareness
3. Harm reduction campaigns
o Giving people condom and lube
4. Address media and other influences that encourages risk-taking behavior
5. Reinforce clear and appropriate values (i.e. value of postponing sex)
6. Teach communication skills o Finding a way for students to be able to negotiate with awkward
7. Context specific!
What to Teach at Different Ages
Children’s knowledge varies with age, social status, etc.
Need enough information without being given too much
Children are interested and start asking questions about sex around age
o May as questions about where babies come from
o Children’s jokes reveal something about their interest and knowledge In the Home, School, or Somewhere Else?
Many children are given no sexuality education at home