We have compiled 10 useful teaching resources about managing relationships. These resources are dedicated to helping students form strategies to manage their relationships with others. Aimed at developing mindfulness, respect and awareness in their ability to relate and interact with each other. In particular, you’ll find resources that explore consent and communication inside of a sexual context, as well as resources that explore destructive relationships, resilience skills and self-worth.
7. This is a Healthy Romantic Relationship?: Video – Licensed therapist, Kati Morton, discusses healthy romantic relationships in response to this question that she received: “My parents divorced when I was 12 and they screamed and fought with each other for years. I think this has made me extremely fearful of becoming close to anyone because I am afraid that they will become angry with me eventually, and yell like my parents did. My question is how to know what a healthy romantic relationship is like if you have never been exposed to one before, ie parents divorced and always had tumultuous relationships with romantic partners. Also, how do you overcome the fear of ending up in a bad relationship besides avoiding them altogether?”
8. This is Gaslighting?: Video – Licensed therapist, Kati Morton, defines and discusses gaslighting, explaining that gaslighting is often used by sociopaths or narcissists for emotional manipulation. They will use them in different ways and for different reasons, but these are the people who manipulate the most.
9. Sexual Consent: Insight SBS Video – A 50-minute Insight segment on understanding sexual consent when it comes to sex and sexting.
10. Consent and the Law: Victoria Legal Aid Video – This is an adaptation from Trusted Moments, a short film produced by the Legal Services Commission of South Australia as part of an early intervention strategy for the prevention of sexual assault. Trusted Moments is designed to be used in schools and youth services as a tool for facilitating discussion and learning about the importance of consent and respect in relationships. The film should be viewed and used in conjunction with the Trusted Moments study guide. To download the study guide, and for information on how to access the full film, please visit www.trustedmoments.com.au.
These resources can be used to strengthen sexual education lesson plans and support students in building their understanding of managing relationships.
We have compiled 10 useful teaching resources about sexual identity and diversity. These resources are dedicated to developing student’s ability to celebrate and respect difference and diversity in individuals and communities, including personal, cultural, gender and sexual identities. Also, strategies to foster and maintain an inclusive environment that nurtures all students.
7. The Difficulties of Lesbian/Gay Dating: Video – A video about the difficulties of dating as a LGBTQ person. “I’ve never had a girlfriend”: Dating as a Gay, Lesbian, or Queer woman is full of problems our straight friends don’t have to think about.
8. Q&A Panel: Debate About Gender and Feminism: Video – Controversial author Jordan Peterson told media in the lead up to his appearance on the Q&A program he believed the ABC putting noted transgender activist and author Cate McGregor on the panel with him was a “set up”. The panel included author Van Badham, Special Minister of State Alex Hawke, and Shadow Minister for Employment Terri Butler.
9. Let’s Learn About Intersex: ABC’s of LGBT+: Video – A video about the experience of intersex people. Video contains an option for closed caption viewing.
10. Sex With Disabilities: Video – Laci Green and student disability activist Olivia delve into the world of disability and sexuality. We begin by talking about Olivia’s disabilities, ableist language, and stereotypes about people with disabilities (pwd). In the second section, Olivia’s successes and challenges with dating are discussed. In the third section, Laci and Olivia discuss various disabilities and how they are accommodated during sex with the help of things like medication, wedges, attendants, and even a wheelchair itself.
These resources can be used to strengthen sexual education lesson plans and support students in building their understanding of sexual identity and diversity.
We have compiled 10 useful teaching resources about sexual health. These resources are dedicated to puberty and how a student’s body changes overtime, as well as information and practices that promote sexual health including Sexual Health Checks and STI awareness, prevention and management.
These resources can be used to strengthen sexual education lesson plans and support students in building their understanding of sexual health.
We have compiled 12 useful teaching resources about reproductive health. These resources are dedicated to reproduction, fertility, pregnancy, the menstrual cycle, as well as contraceptive methods and information regarding abortions.
6. Meet the Contraceptives: Video – Trying to decide which birth control or safer sex method is right for you and your partner? Confused about all of the different options? Allow them to introduce themselves! This is a fun way to explain various forms of contraception to students, including the pill, the shot, IUD, the patch, and more.
7. The Menstrual Cycle: Animated Video – This is a great video that explains the menstrual cycle in a detailed and accessible way.
8. Childbirth, Labour and Deliver: Nucleus Health Animated Video – In this medical animation, created by Nucleus Medical Media, a normal vaginal birth is depicted, specifically highlighting the three stages of labor. The stages include the shortening and dilation of the cervix, descent and birth of the infant, and birth of the placenta.
9. How Do Contraceptives Work?: Ted-Ed Video – Contraceptives are designed to prevent pregnancy in three basic ways: they either block sperm, disable sperm before they reach the uterus, or suppress ovulation. But is one strategy better than the other? And how does each one work? NWHunter describes the mechanics behind different kinds of contraceptives.
10. Female fertility animation – Animation of female fertility and menstrual cycle from release of egg to fertilisation or menstruation.
11. Surprising Ways You Can Get Pregnant Video – Time for a game of “Can This Get You Pregnant?”!
12. How do pregnancy tests work?: Ted-Ed Animated Video – Over-the-counter pregnancy tests give potentially life-changing results with a pretty high rate of accuracy. But how do they work? Tien Nguyen explains how each test performs a scientifically rigorous, multi-stage experiment that goes from start to finish in the time that it’ll take you to watch this video. View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-do-pregnancy-tests-work-tien-nguyen
These resources can be used to strengthen sexual education lesson plans and support students in building their understanding of reproductive health.
We have compiled 10 useful teaching resources to help students’ to manage themselves online. These resources are dedicated to helping students develop critical awareness of themselves online, their relationships and interactions with others online, as well as broadly exploring the dangers/risks/impacts/innovations of the Internet, and specifically how the Internet impacts a student’s sexual health and identity.
7. Introduction to Crash Course Navigating Digital Information: Video – A video about navigating digital information on the internet. “We love the internet! It’s a wealth of information where we can learn about just about anything, but it’s also kind of a pit of information that can be false or misleading. So, we’re partnering with Mediawise and the Stanford History Education Group to make this series on Navigating Digital Information. Let’s learn the facts about facts!”
8. How to Practice Safe Sexting: Ted Talk Video – Sexting, like anything that’s fun, runs its risks — but a serious violation of privacy shouldn’t be one of them. Amy Adele Hasinoff looks at problematic responses to sexting in mass media, law and education, offering practical solutions for how individuals and tech companies can protect sensitive (and, ahem, potentially scandalous) digital files.
9. WTF is Porn: Video – UK YouTuber TomSka teams up with ChildWise, to deliver a video detailing “pretty much everythng you need to know about porn in 6 minutes!”
10. Mental Health In The Media: Good Intentions, Bad Outcomes? – Doctor Mike Video – A video about mental health in the media. “Mental health can be a tricky topic to cover in media let alone on YouTube. Lately, I’ve noticed a huge uptick in these stories and many if not all of them have great intentions. However, I have seen some questionable information floating around and it’s leading me to share this concern with you guys.”
These resources can be used to strengthen sexual education lesson plans and support students in building their understanding of managing themselves online.
We have compiled 10 sources of support for teachers and students, and listed them below:
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