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Schools failing pupils on sex education - report


28/02/2008 :: Northern Ireland :: The Irish News

Most schools are failing to provide training for teachers tasked with delivering sex education, a Health Action Zone report has found, with pupils afforded only about two hours of relationship and sexuality education a year.

Relationships and Sexuality Education: Making it a Reality was launched yesterday.

While it is recommended that schools have an RSE policy linked to the curriculum, just one-third of primary schools were found to have implemented such provision.



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