sex education

Targeted and integrated services reduce teenage pregnancy

Case study from Bournemouth showing how a targeted and integrated multi-agency approach successfully reduced teenage pregnancy rates and offering implementation tips for others wishing to achieve the same objectives.

Sex education in Scottish schools

Web pages that contain updated information on sex education in Scottish schools including a Summary of National Advice on Sex Education, A Guide for Parents and Carers and Guidance for Schools and Local Authorities on Effective Consultation with Parents and Carers.

Enhancing sexual wellbeing in Scotland: a sexual health and relationships strategy

Scottish Government report examining sexual health in Scotland and the promotion of good sexual health, including a summary of sex and relationships education in schools.

Sexual health, rights and staying safe : young people's views on sex and UK sexual health services

Report summarising the results of research into the views and experiences of young people in the UK with regard to sexual health and the reasons why some young people engage in risky sexual behaviour.

SCIE research briefing 9: Preventing teenage pregnancy in looked after children

The topic of this briefing is the prevention of pregnancy among a specific group: looked after children and young people, who usually live in foster homes, but may also be in residential placements or with family members. Research and policy literature currently focuses on the provision of appropriate and adequate sex and relationship education in conjunction with accessible contraceptive services as the means of reducing teenage pregnancy.

Teenage Pregnancy Independent Advisory Group: annual report 2007/08

Annual report by the Teenage Pregnancy Independent Advisory Group which contains a series of recommendations on how to advance the UK Government's Teenage Pregnancy Strategy.