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Sexual Health Education That Includes All Students and All Bodies

March 7, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sexual Health Education That Includes All Students and All Bodies

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
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Comprehensive sexual health education is mandated in BC, and teaching it can be an exciting part of a new teacher’s job. Join Kristen Gilbert, Opt’s Director of Education, for a talk about how to make sexual health education inclusive for all bodies and identities regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity (SOGI).

The days of separate talks for boys and girls are long gone! Explore best practices and acquire some of the new language that is being used in BC’s most progressive classrooms. Light refreshments will be served.

Options for Sexual Health (Opt) is Canada’s largest non-profit provider of sexual health services. Their mission is to champion and celebrate the sexual health of all people in BC by supporting, providing, and promoting inclusive and accessible health care and education.

Thanks to the Jane Rule Endowment for the Study of Human Relationships for sponsoring this event!

The Teacher Education for All! project will build capacity for faculty, staff, and students in Teacher Education at UBC to create and provide an inclusive culture, work place, and learning environment with a particular focus on intersectional approaches to thinking about sexual and gender diversity and pedagogical approaches to recognize, and intervene to transform, the impacts of systemic discrimination.

The Teacher Education for All! project is funded by the UBC-ARC Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Fund. ARC Foundation is a private foundation established in 2009, based in Vancouver, BC. ARC supports projects that exhibit Awareness, Respect and Capacity in improving the status of those who are marginalized in society by sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity or financial status. Funding has also been provided by UBC’s Equity and Inclusion Office.

More info: tefa.educ@ubc.ca




March 7, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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