Furthermore, the TU is meant to increase understanding for human diversity, tolerance and respect for differences.
The ideology behind the TU is holistic sex/sexuality education using the pedagogy of the Pestalozzi Programme, head, hearts and hands.
Sex and sexuality education (Sex Ed) is one of many factors that influence social , mental and physical health and well-being of individuals.
Therefore Sex Ed is a part of human rights education, education for democratic citizenship and intercultural education.
In Activity 2 they will create a Time Line of Sex History in Europe using pictures.
In Activity 3 they will discuss some views and beliefs prescribing “adequate” sexual behaviour that existed in Europe.
The aim is to give participants ideas and tools so they can adjust to the needs of learners in their teaching.
The training units, edited by Ms Carmen BECKER, Mr Charlot CASSAR, Ms Audrey CHEYNUT, Ms Ildikó LÁZÁR, Ms Pascale MOMPOINT-GAILLARD, MS Guðrún RAGNARSDÓTTIR, Ms Višnja RAJIC and Ms Ana ŽNIDAREC ČUČKOVIĆ are now available for interested teachers and teacher trainers to try them out, to adapt them and further develop them.
Link to the training resource Editor: Carmen Becker Last edition: March, 2015 Brief description This training unit consists of four sessions aimed at a group of between 20 and 25 teachers and youth workers.
In Activity 1 they will discuss some words related to sex.
The focus here is on the violence done against women through the media, where they are pictured as sexual objects through which men express their stereotyped dominant characteristics.
Through consideration of Human rights, the group will develop a perspective on gender stereotypes, namely the objectification of women’s bodies, as it emerges on advertising/media, as one aspect of raising awareness of human rights infringements.