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Save the date: ‘What young people say about the quality of sexuality education’ – Feb 2015

The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS), together with the Australia Forum on Sexuality, Education and Health (AFSEH), warmly invite you to:

‘Scare tactics’ or ‘super helpful’: what young people say about the quality of sexuality education: The 2013 secondary school sexual health survey: report back and implications for practice

Following a brief presentation on major findings from the survey and responses by education specialists, there will be ample opportunity for discussion and debate.

Speakers: Overview of survey findings: Dr Kent Patrick and Ms Wendy Heywood (ARCSHS)

Chair: Dr Daniel Marshall (Deakin University)

Commentary and response: Implications for practice

  • Ms Nerida Matthews (Manager, Health & Physical Education, Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority)
  • Dr Debbie Ollis (Senior lecturer, Health & Physical Education, School of Education, Deakin University
  • Associate Professor Mary Lou Rasmussen, Faculty of Education, Monash University


Date: Wednesday February 18th, 2015. Start 4.30 PM, Finish 6.30 PM.

Venue: La Trobe City Campus, 360 Collins St in Melbourne (parking and public transport details available).

Copies of the 2013 Secondary School Survey are available for download: follow this link

For further information, contact Sue Dyson (s.dyson@latrobe.edu.au) at ARCSHS.

Places are limited, registration is essential. Email to confirm mailto:admin@latrobe.edu.au


AFSEH aims to provide opportunities for academics and practitioners to discuss and debate issues and implications for practice arising from the findings of the survey, make suggestions for future research and build and consolidate networks of people interested in high quality sexuality education.

Follow us at the AFSEH Blog https://afseh.wordpress.com/

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