Sex and gender are delicate and nuanced issues for all of us and can be intimidating topics to teach. This practical, empathetic book aims to dispel some of the uncertainties that many teachers have and empower them to lead inclusive, age-appropriate lessons in primary and secondary schools. Taking an approach that celebrates the individual identity of all learners, and underpinned by an awareness of the complexity of language around these topics, this book offers a careful evaluation of the 2020 Relationship and Sex Education policy for schools in England, and how schools can offer intelligent, socially responsible, sex education that goes beyond simply meeting statutory requirements.

Ethics, Advocacy and Who Does What

Ethics, Advocacy and Who Does What


  • Why this chapter?
  • Boundaries
  • A guide to providing guidance and support
  • Lessons in love and understanding for professional development

Chapter objectives

  • To appreciate the need to establish professional boundaries.
  • To understand the three steps and five tips for providing guidance and support.
  • To identify a range of issues and how these may be resolved within the wider context.

Why this chapter?

In our final chapter, we have the small matter of trying to cover everything else you may still have questions about in this broad and exciting topic. Being ‘The RSE Teacher’ and appointed Subject Matter Expert on teaching this subject is only a daunting task if you allow it to be. No individual can possibly be held solely accountable for ...

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