Children, Sexuality and Sexualisation: A Matter of Equality, Rights and Voice
Starts: 30 March 2012
A Conference for Young People, Practitioners and Policy Makers
Friday 30th March, 2012.
School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University (Glamorgan Building)
Emma Renold (Cardiff University, Childhood Research Group)
and Keith Towler (Children’s Commissioner for Wales)
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Cost: Adults (£10), young people (no charge)
Here is a bit more information about the day.
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Below is the full programme of events for the day.
9.30 - 10.00 Registration
10.00 - 10.15 Introduction and Welcome (Emma Renold)
Growing up sexually as a children’s rights and equalities issue
- Keith Towler (Children’s Commissioner for Wales)
- Gwenda Thomas (Deputy Minister for Children and Social Services, Welsh Government)
10.15 - 12.00 What do we know about young sexualities and sexualisation?
Panel 1: Adult (s)experts
- Too much too soon? What kids tell us about ‘growing up sexually’? (Emma Renold, Cardiff University)
- Sexting , Sexualisation and Young People (Jessica Ringrose (IoE, University of London)
- Parents, sex and sexualisation (Sara Bragg, Open University)
15 minute break
Panel 2: Teen (s)experts
- The Domino Project: creating an SRE curriculum resource (Radyr Comprehensive)
- Where are the boys in ‘girl power’? (Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr)
- Diggon (Enough) – Drama performance addressing heteornormativity in schools (Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr)
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 13.45 Workshops
- Your Views: shaping the WAG cross-party group ‘Childhood, Sexuality, Sexualisation and Equalities’ (led by AM member Jocelyn Davies, Keith Towler and Emma Renold)
- Size matters: Can policy really change practice? (led by Anita Pilgrim and Sarah Oerton, Glamorgan University) - Using creative resources: an LGBT drama workshop (Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg ,Plasmawr)
- Fears on the frontline: teaching and learning SRE in schools (led by Cheryl Joscelyne, Senior Health Promotion Specialist)
- What’s it like to deliver a peer-led SRE lesson (Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr)
- Combatting young gender-based violence (Rebekah Burns, Cardiff Women’s Aid)
13.45 - 14.00 Break and refreshments
14.00 - 14.45 Workshops repeated
14.45 - 15.30 Onwards and outwards
Stakeholder panel: Christine Chapman (Chair of Children’s Committee), Jan Pickles (NSPCC), Cheryl Joscelyne, Siriol Burford (Deputy Head Teacher), 3 teen representatives.
Previous Childhood Research Group conference information can be accessed here.
Open To: Staff and Students