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The effectiveness of school based sex education: what do rigorous evaluations in Britain tell us?

  title={The effectiveness of school based sex education: what do rigorous evaluations in Britain tell us?},
  author={Daniel Wight},
  • D. Wight
  • Published 2011
  • Education, Psychology
little robust research evidence on the effectiveness of school-based sex education. Many in health promotion argued that well designed, timely sex education could substantially reduce sexual risk taking, but others argued that if delivered too early it promotes greater sexual activity. A third, more sociological, perspective was that sex education cannot override the many other personal and social influences on sexual behaviour. In the last decade four large scale evaluations of three school… 
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