ERIC Number: EJ523788
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Conflicting Philosophies of School Sex Education.
Reiss, Michael J.
Journal of Moral Education, v24 n4 p371-82 Nov 1995
Explores the strengths and weaknesses of the five main philosophical positions currently found in school sex education. Argues that valid sex education promotes rational sexual autonomy, requires pupils to consider the needs and wishes of others, and occurs within a moral framework. Suggests teachers adopt a supportive but neutral position. (MJP)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction, Foreign Countries, Health Education, Moral Issues, Moral Values, Personal Autonomy, School Role, Self Actualization, Self Control, Sex Education, Sexuality, Social Behavior, Teacher Role
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)