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PSHE and SRE in schools


PSHE and SRE in schools should be given statutory status to ensure that appropriate curriculum time is devoted to the subject and that teachers get the training they need, says the Education Committee.

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5th Report - Life lessons: PSHE and SRE in schools
Inquiry PSHE and SRE in schools
HC 145

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21 October 2014
Inquiry PSHE and SRE in schools
Witnesses Simon Blake OBE, Chief Executive, Brook, Professor Roger Ingham, Professor of Health and Community Psychology and Director of the Centre for Sexual Health Research, University of Southampton, Professor David Paton, Chair of Industrial Economics, Nottingham University, and Alison Hadley OBE, Director, Teenage Pregnancy Knowledge Exchange, University of Bedfordshire; Janet Palmer, Her Majesty’s Inspector and National Lead for PSHE education, Ofsted, Lucy Emmerson, Co-ordinator, Sex Education Forum, Heather Robinson, School Health Team Leader, Barts Health NHS Trust, and Carol Jones, Headteacher, Hornsey School for Girls
Oral Evidence
4 November 2014
Inquiry PSHE and SRE in schools
Witnesses Dr Graham Ritchie, Principal Policy Adviser, Office of the Children’s Commissioner, Sarah Carter, Trustee, Family Education Trust, Joe Hayman, Chief Executive, PSHE Association, and Natasha Browne, Former Chair, Youth Select Committee on “A Curriculum for Life”; Crispin Drummond, Explore—Students Exploring Marriage, Michael Mercieca, Chief Executive, Young Enterprise, Dr Ann Hoskins, Deputy Director Health and Wellbeing, Public Health England, and Michael O’Toole, Chief Executive, Mentor.
Oral Evidence
19 November 2014
Inquiry PSHE and SRE in schools
Witnesses Gillian Allcroft, Policy Manager, National Governors’ Association, Yusuf Patel, Founder, SRE Islamic, Kate Persaud, Head of Citizenship, Fairlands Middle School, and Philip Robinson, Religious Education Adviser, Catholic Education Service; Dr Zoe Hilton, Head of Safeguarding and Child Protection, Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command, National Crime Agency, Eleanor Moody, Advocacy Manager, Girlguiding, Lauriane Povey, Author, Veil of Anonymity, and Alan Wood CBE, President, Association of Directors of Children’s Services, and Corporate Director of Children’s Services, London Borough of Hackney.
Oral Evidence
Mr C.W.Cole (SRE0044)
Dr Rachel Turner (SRE0267)
Department For Education (SRE0480)

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