Sexual and Reproductive Health Education

Clearinghouse Connector – September 2010

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Overview of young people’s sexual and reproductive health

Secondary students and sexual health 2008: Summary of findings from the 4th National Survey of Australian Secondary Students, HIV/AIDS and Sexual Health Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society, La Trobe University, 2008

The sexual and reproductive health of young Victorians Family Planning Victoria, Royal Women’s Hospital, Centre for Adolescent Health, 2005


Current Australia and Victorian sexual and reproductive health education frameworks

Catching on everywhere: Sexuality education program development for Victorian schools. Part One: Program planning: Concepts and policy Department of Education and Early Childhood Development: Melbourne, 2008

Catching on everywhere: Sexuality education program development for Victorian schools. Part two: School practice in sexuality education Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, 2008

Talking sexual health: National framework for education about STIs, HIV/AIDS and blood-borne viruses in secondary schools Australian National Council on AIDS and Related Diseases, 1999

Respectful relationships education: Violence prevention and respectful relationships education in Victorian secondary schools Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, 2009


Evaluating approaches to sexual and reproductive health education

Emerging answers: Research findings on programs to reduce teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, 2007

Living safer sexual lives: Final report Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society, La Trobe University, 2001

The association between sex education and youth’s engagement in sexual intercourse, age at first intercourse, and birth control use at first sex Journal of Adolescent Health, 2008

The long-term effects of a peer-led sex education programme (RIPPLE): A cluster randomised trial in schools in England PLoS Medicine, 2008

Impact of sex and HIV education programs on sexual behaviors of youth in developing and developed countries Family Health International, 2005

An evaluation of the sexual health and relationships education (SHARE) project 2003-2005 Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society, La Trobe University, 2006


Related websites

Sexual Health and Family Planning Australia

IStaySafe (Queensland Health)

Likeitis (Marie Stopes International)


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