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Sex education: pro and con

  2. 2. INTRODUCTORY PARAGRAPH Attact attention : a dialoge between fater and son Brief info:defination of sex education -is a lifelong process of acquiring information and forming attitudes, beliefts and values about identity, relationship and intimacy. It encompasses sexual development, reproductive health, interpersonal relationships, affection, intimacy, body image, and gender roles. Thesis statement: -. Sex education in schools is a hot issue in port because it is closely intertwined with personal autonomy, where bring so many debate among the public. It can be seen into two different perspective, that is the pro and cons of sex education in school. Some people argue that sex education important to reduce negative outcomes from sexual behaviour, control sexual-transmitted diseases (ST) such as HIV and AIDS, and to deliver accurate information about sex for children.But instead, others may argued that it closely to parental interpretation about right and wrong and religions, also to the teacher-student interaction. It become controversial issue in this country.
  3. 3. BACKGROUND PARAGRAPH Topic sentence: -The study of human sexuality has been accepted as a scientific discipline for several decades, as has sexuality education as part of the formal education of children. Historical of sex education in malaysia -September 1992,The Cabinet Committee on AIDS proposed that sex education, with emphasis on AIDS prevention, be taught to Form Two pupils -. September 1998, the proposal to include sex education in schools has been perceived negatively by some parents and groups in the society, said the Federation of Family Planning Associations -April 2000, sex education was taught in Penang under a pilot project involving Form 3 students in 15 schools -March 2007, a plan to expand the scope of the sex education programme beyond students was holding back the roll-out of the guidelines -November 2008, Sex education was unlikely to be introduced in the National Service training, said NS Training Council chairman Datuk Dr Tiki Lafe, as feedback from various quarters had not been received. - April 2010:Parliament: No sex education in schools, The Education Ministry is not planning to introduce sex education in schools. Deputy Education Minister Datuk Dr Paud Zarkashi told the Dewan Negara.
  4. 4. BODY PARAGRAPH 1 Topic sentence: -sex education introduce in school’s curriculum to reduce the risk of potential outcomes from sexual behaviour,such as unwanted or unplanned pregnancies, abandoned babies and premarital sex. . If properly taught it deals not only with the facts of reproduction but also with the development of the proper attitude towards sexuality The term of human sexuality refers to the whole range of behaviour associated with psychological phenomenon of sex sex education also encompasses education about family planning reproduction ( fertilization, conception and development of the embryo and fetus, trough to child birth ) and how to avoid them and birth control method. sex education not only focus on preventing but cover all aspect, including health and moral issues National parent-teacher Association Collaborative Council Chairman, Professer Datuk Mohamad Ali Hasan said that sex education is an important measure in preventing a lot of negative issue among youths like abandoning babies and conducting unsafe abortion.
  5. 5. BODY PARAGRAPH 2 Topic sentence: - Sexual education can have an impact on preventing sexual problems in adulthood and can help control sexual-transmitted diseases (STD) such as HIV and AIDS According to the WHO, sex education for children should be imparted at the age of 12 and above. It is estimated that 34% of the HIV infected persons are in the age group of 12 to 19 years By learning this subject, student will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease preventation
  6. 6. BODY PARAGRAPH 3 Topic sentence: -Sex education may deliver accurate information and the correct terms of the reproductive system in order to avoid the wrong myths about sexuality One of the very popular myth is you should have sex when you are in love. But instead, the fact is love and sex do not go hand in hand. Without making love you can show your love and care to other partner and vice versa. Some other teenagers found information from the website or mass media. It makes teenager learn about sex in a wrong ways. Therefore sex education in would to be provided in schools
  7. 7. BODY PARAGRAPH 4 Topic sentence: -A key issue in the battle over sex education is giving teenager more information about sex actually leads to sexual activity . Studies show that many teenagers become sexually active after the inclusion of the educational classes
  8. 8. BODY PARAGRAPH 5 Topic sentence: -Some people argued that sex education can go against an individual’s moral or religious belief. . Relagious influences and eventually the social controls espoused by an early relatively unscientific medical community about human sexuality. the views of the early Christian regarding sex were partly the result of an atempt to keep order.They believe that sexual intercourse was sinful and thus all children were born from the sin of their parents One of the primary controversies surrounding sex education is based on the notion that there exists some finite set of “appropriate” values,attitudes and behaviours to learn and accept.
  9. 9. BODY PARAGRAPH 5 Topic sentence: -Teachers are not always trained how to properly teach sexual education courses and may transgress their own beliefs or morals into the subject matter rather than stick with the facts. The attitudes of educator can cause the subject matter to vary from state-to-state, or even school- to-school. Young people can be exposed to a wide range of attitudes and beliefs in relation to sex and sexuality. These sometimes appear contradictory and confusing
  10. 10. CONCLUSION Remind readers of main point: -Sex education in schools is a hot issue in port because it is closely intertwined with personal autonomy, where bring so many debat among the public. It can be seen into two different perspective, that is the pro and cons of sex education in school Stand on one-sided point: -Sexuality education is not only an important component of the learning of school-age children but also one that is necessary and desired by the student and their family Sexuality education curricula must not be driven solely by the curtailment of sexuality related problem and disease but also by a need to help students initiate and mantain behaviours, develop attitudes and values and implement personal life skills that enhance their healthy sexuality.
  11. 11. SEX EDUCATION Sex Ed Geography The type of sexuality education policy adopted by school districts varies widely by region. Source: Landy DJ, Kaeser L and Richards CL, Abstinence promotion and the provision of information about contraception in public school district sexuality education policies, Family Planning Perspectives, 1999, 31(6):280-286.
  12. 12. TEACHERS OPINION There is a large gap between what teachers think should be taught and what they teach when it comes to birth control, abortion and sexual orientation Source: Darroch JE, Landry DJ and Singh S, Changing emphasis in sexuality education in U.S. public secondary schools, 1988-1999, Family Planning Perspectives, 2000, 32(5):204-211 & 265.
  13. 13. PUBLIC OPINION Americans overwhelmingly favor broader sexuality education programs over those that discuss only abstinence. Source: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation/ABC Television, Sex in the 90s: 1998 National Survey of Americans on Sex and Sexual Health, Sept. 1998.
  14. 14. KNOWLEDGE GAP Many young men do not receive sexuality education before they have sexual intercourse for the first time. Source: Lindberg LD, Ku L and Sonenstein F, Adolescents reports of reproductive health education, 1988-1995, Family Planning Perspectives, 2000, 32(5):220-226.