Birmingham City University
Birmingham City University
What responsibility should schools have in delivering sex education to children? Join us on Wednesday 5 October as a leading panel of experts discuss and debate some of the issues around the delivery of sex education in schools at Birmingham City University

University Event


5/10/2016: Educating sex: Approaching sex education in schools today

University event offered by Birmingham City University

Event Summary:

What responsibility should schools have in delivering sex education to children? Join us on Wednesday 5 October as a leading panel of experts discuss and debate some of the issues around the delivery of sex education in schools

Full Event Details:

Our panel will discuss the current curriculum; the role of the school versus parents; the implications on children; and the changes that need to be made to ensure that every child receives appropriate sex education.

Host: James Bovill

James Bovill is an award-winning journalist with more than 8 years’ experience in local, regional and network radio and television. James is a graduate from our School of Media and now works for BBC Midlands Today, local radio and as Political Reporter for BBC Sunday Politics West Midlands..

Other panel members include:

Sarah Darton
Dr Keeley Abbott
Dr Alex Wade
Javed Khan

Suitable For:

Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)
Teachers (CPD)
Parents

Duration:

Short Session

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

With around 24,000 students from 80+ countries, Birmingham City University is a large, diverse and popular place to study. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success.

The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates.

We put £270 million into the regional economy and support thousands of jobs in the area. We’re investing £260 million in our estate, including a major expansion of our City Centre Campus at Eastside, providing students with an excellent range of facilities.

Our staff and student community is defined by our core values, which outline who we are as a university and how we will work with each other. Our core values are Excellence, People Focused, Partnership Working and Fairness and Integrity.

Working with schools and colleges

Our experienced Student Recruitment team can provide activities tailored to the needs of your learners, raising their awareness of higher education and helping them make an informed decision about university study.

We offer a range of services to schools and colleges, from group bookings for open days to workshops and training opportunities for staff. Providing activities for students from Year 7 right the way through to Year 13, we are particularly proud of our pre-16 visit days and post-16 events where our student ambassadors play a vital part in acting as role models to their younger peers. We also provide a number of masterclasses for a wide range of our subject areas; giving your learners a hands-on insight into subjects they may consider studying at university.

If you’re looking for a bespoke session then please don’t hesitate to get in touch as we’re also happy to discuss your requirements and will endeavour to accommodate your request.






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