For this reason, MEP prepared different programs to teach and guide students to the best path. It is unfortunately how the country believes sex education is a stereotype and how some parents support the idea of not teaching sexuality in high schools. Sexual Education programs are important in order to avoid issues such as pregnancy at a young age and sexually transmitted diseases. However, parents must be part of the process in order
For instance, the high percentage of teens pregnancy comes from public schools. This often occurs in low social classes often both parents and teachers do not give priority to teach sex education because they think they are too young to understand these kinds of things but the reality is that in public schools teachers aren’t able to give the support they need. Teachers should be prepared before starting teaching. There are many reasons why sex education in public and private schools are different, but the lack sex education in teenagers, some of which have positive or negative effects. No matter, not teaching, likely has more negative than positive
We still believe the myth that our “cherry” can be “popped” oh and speaking of, we still feel ashamed of saying the V word – vagina, and well, other related medical terms. We still find the idea of providing students with comprehensive sex ed a ridiculous one. Okay, now that I almost got to the point of my speech, I want to say for the record that remembering all these events was hard. But do you know what else is hard? Living in a sexualized society that exposes children at an early age to messages about sexuality that normalize and perpetuate ignorance and wrong information in regards to sex yet refuses to incorporate sex ed into our curriculum.
As media communication is evolving now, students may access to any sites that provides nude and pornography. In that case, schools played a big part in educating students about sex education as early as possible because they will eventually find out about sex as they grow up and being exposed by media and peers. In addition, although some parents think that they have the most right in giving sex education to their children, yet, school do a better job influencing students and have more time to influence students. Some parents agreed that if sex education be taught at home, they, parents can also convey religious value but they also have the least time with their children compared to school. Undeniable that parents should give sex education to their children, aside from that, one who should strengthen the information received and making sure it is correct is school.
2.4 Consequences of Adolescents sexual Behaviour Adolescent’s sexual activity is of widespread national concern. (Rector et al., 2003) The teenagers want to respond to their biological needs as early as possible. According to the 1997 Youth Risk Behaviour Survey data, nearly one half of high school students have engaged in sexual intercourse prior to graduation (Kann et al., 1998). Sexual behaviour may be associated with a broader range of consequences, especially on the physical level like sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancy. However, not all sexual intercourse is voluntary.
Adolescents who perceived their parents as accepting of premarital adolescent sexual activity were more likely to be sexually experienced. Parents who show weak values with regards to sexual risk-taking technically sets a bad example to their children and results to adolescents’ higher intention to engage in sex and may experience unprotected sex and become pregnant (Douglas Kirby & Gina Lepore, 2007). Parents may do a variety of ways to convey permissive attitudes about premarital sex or teen sex by voicing out negative attitudes about pre-marital sex, or having been a teen parent and its other
Alexa Williams Professor Sarah Almond College Composition 16 February 2017 Sex Education in High School Many teenagers are uncomfortable talking about sex because they are not educated well on the subject. Almost all teens do not know about the risks of sex; infections and diseases could change their lives unexpectedly. Having sex education courses in schools would allow them to ask questions in a safe environment. Comprehensive sex education courses should be mandatory for high school students in order for them to understand how their bodies work. These classes would work to reduce teen pregnancy, disease and infection, as well as teach realistic forms of contraception opposed to abstinence.
Conservatives normally believe that abstinence should be the only policy taught in schools, while liberals feel that statistics shows an increase in risky behaviour amongst teens indicates a need for sex education in the school system. The former Minister of Education Dr. Gopeesingh said, “More than 2, 500 teenage pregnancies are reported annually in Trinidad and Tobago” (Caribbean 360, 2014).In many societies and cultures such as India and Africa, parents talking about sex to their offspring is considered taboo, therefore, children are left to believe in playground myths. Sex education helps children understand their emotions, gender identity, values, decision-making, sex roles, biology, relationships and feelings. Parents who are interested in their children sex lives would say goodbye to teenage pregnancy but hello to sex education. Sex Education or Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) should be compulsory in all
Growing up I went to a public school, so I was unaware of the differences in the sexual health curriculum taught to Catholic students. I was very surprised to learn they do not teach students about safe sex. This is very alarming because many students are having sex anyways and if they are not educated about the consequences of having unprotected sex this could lead to increased transmission and contraction of STI’s, and unplanned
If there any people who said that the sex education is not appropriate to be taught in school, it is not really right. In fact, the sex education will be the influenced element for the future of our young generation. Therefore, the government should be open-minded considering teenagers’ reproductive health by including sex education in the curriculum. (Restating the main point) Why does the government tend to reject insert sex education content to the curriculum if it has a positive impact for the young generation? Although the government said that the sex education is enough to give in a seminar or in biology class.