Inadequate sex education creating 'health time bomb'

Inadequate sex education creating 'health time bomb'
 

Inadequate sex and relationships education (SRE) in schools is creating “a ticking sexual health time bomb”, councils are warning, amid concern over high numbers of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among young people.
The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents 370 councils in England and Wales, has joined the growing clamour urging the government to make sex education compulsory in all secondary schools. Currently it is mandatory in local authority-maintained schools, but not in academies and free schools which make up 65% of secondaries.
Izzi Seccombe, chair of the... read more

 
12 March 2018 in Learning, Views: 38
Source: Guardian
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