Sexually active Australian secondary students tend to engage in responsible sexual behaviour but there is still room to improve knowledge and education for this group, according to a nationwide survey conducted by La Trobe University. The sixth National Survey of Australian Secondary Students and Sexual Health , conducted in and released today, found 47 per cent of Year students taking the survey had engaged in sexual intercourse. Of sexually active respondents, 76 per cent had sex at home; 65 per cent with a boyfriend or girlfriend; 62 percent often or always used a condom; and 86 per cent with somebody about the same age. The survey, which started in and occurs every five years, is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health. Dr Fisher said Australia is one of the few countries conducting such a study, making it significant internationally. Also, young people turn to a wide variety of sources of information to educate themselves about sexual health in addition to getting sexual health information in the school system.
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Trading sex presents many harms to young people. This is likely an underestimate because the MSS is completed by students enrolled in school. It does not include youth who were not in school on the day of the survey or who do not attend school. We used this formula 1.
Try to Download directly 1. Space to play or pause, M to mute, left and right arrows to seek, up and down arrows for volume. But we now have a good idea of high school students' sexual behaviour, thanks to a national survey of more than 6, kids in years ten, eleven and twelve. It found that almost half have been sexually active, and most had discussed avoiding pregnancy with their partner, but it also revealed that knowledge about sexually-transmitted infections is lacking. But we now have a better idea of adolescent sexual behaviour thanks to a national survey of more than 6, high school students. It finds almost half have been sexually active and most heterosexual students had discussed avoiding pregnancy but far fewer were talking about how to avoid sexually transmitted diseases.
School Education Gateway Europe's online platform for school education. Add to favourites Remove from favourites. However, with limited support available and unclear procedures in schools, teachers may feel left to fend for themselves when it comes to teaching sex education. In most countries in Europe, national ministries of education are responsible for creating, implementing and managing sexual and reproductive health curricula, while lesson content is decided mainly by schools. Programmes can tackle a wide range of topics, including sexual orientation, sexually transmitted diseases and youth pregnancy. The underlying premise is that schools can play a crucial role in helping young people to develop respectful and safe emotional and sexual relations. A small but significant minority — 1 in 10 respondents — considered that students should be over the age of 16 before starting sex education at school. One in six respondents stated that youth should consult online sources, such as experts and social media communities.