Welcome Ethics and Religious Culture Teachers!
This section includes a series of lesson plans that are designed to integrate sexual education topics into the curriculum for Ethics and Religious Culture.
This section discusses sexuality with respect to the following topics:
Additional ideas for ERC lessons:
-Discuss issues related to emotional and sexual communication on the internet. Examine the issue of anonymity that the internet provides and how this plays a role in what gets revealed and shared.
-Discuss the difference between flirting and sexual harassment.
-Examine what the term “sexual object” means.
-Discuss why it seems to be difficult for people to adopt behaviours that can keep them safe.
-Ask students to define “hooking up” or “friends with benefits” and then debate the pros and cons.
-Have students discuss the existence of peer pressure in their lives and what they could do to resist it.