'Why teaching children about porn and sexting is a step in the right direction'

Dr Juliane Kloess has written a piece for The Conversation in which she discusses the news that sex and relationship education is to be made compulsory in English secondary schools.

‘Given that the large majority of UK adults think children should be taught about pornography and sexting in the classroom, the news that sex and relationship education is to be made compulsory in English secondary schools will be welcomed by many parents.

The decision will see relationships education added to the national curriculum, with primary school children also expected to have lessons on modern relationships. The curriculum is expected to include issues such as online safety, sexting and consent. It will also tackle domestic abuse and sexual harassment.’…

Read the full article on The Conversation website