Pre-IUSTI Event: Sexuality Education in Aotearoa New Zealand: What are we waiting for?

31 October 2018
J3, Epsom Campus, Auckland University, Auckland
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Pre-IUSTI Event: Sexuality Education in Aotearoa New Zealand: What are we waiting for?

IUSTI Pre-conference symposium on Sexuality Education

This free event is open to all. It is happening the day before the IUSTI AP conference so aim to be in Auckland in time to be able to partake in this event. Hosted by the University of Auckland, it includes members of the national Sexuality and Health Education Experts Group. Discussion, robust debate, and research-informed thinking about the future of sexuality and health education in schools will cover:
  • What quality sexuality and health education look like in primary, secondary and kura
  • Why we need increased provision
  • Who should teach sexuality education
  • The differing needs of kura and mainstream schools
Speakers include: Assoc Prof Katie Fitzpatrick (Lead writer of the Ministry of Education policy on sexuality education); Alison Green (CE, Te Whāriki Takapou); Dr Joeliee Seed-Pihama (Te Whāriki Takapou); Rachael Dixon(Co-chair of the New Zealand Health Education Association); Jackie Edmond(CE of Family Planning Association); Dr Darren Powell (University of Auckland, Primary specialist); Kat Wells (Head of Health and Physical Education, Lynfield College); Professor Peter Aggleton (International expert on sexuality education, the Australian National University and UNSW Sydney); David Shanks (Chief Censor); Assoc Prof Kathleen Quinlivan(University of Canterbury); Dr Analosa Veukiso-Ulugia (University of Auckland)

This event is run by the Sexuality and Health Education Experts Group and hosted at the University of Auckland, Epsom Campus. For those unable to attend we will be filming the event and hosting the videos from Family Planning and Te Whāriki Takapou websites, and websites of other organisations upon request.


RSVP: sexuality-education-symposium.eventbrite.co.nz
For more information: sexuality-education-symposium.pdf

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