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White privilege and critical race theory in schools: what’s the problem?

Today on social media we shared the Education Committee’s report “The forgotten: how White working-class pupils have been let down, and how to change it.” The report shows how White British pupils eligible for free school meals persistently underperform compared with peers in other ethnic groups, from early years through to higher education. The statistics …


Letter – The truth about teenage pregnancy in the Netherlands

Your recent article on sex and relationships education claims that the Dutch method of teaching accounts for lower rates of teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections in the Netherlands (Children Now, 31 January-6 February). In reality, however, there is no standardised approach to sex education in Dutch schools, and a wide variety of methods are …


Publication – Deconstructing the Dutch Utopia

Download pdf report in full Download pdf factsheet, Lessons in Dutch Mythology For many years, extravagant claims have been made about the nature of sex education in the Netherlands, and its relationship to the low teenage pregnancy rate in that country. The British government’s teenage pregnancy strategy places great emphasis on the role to be …


Publication – Waking up to the morning-after pill

How parents are being undermined by the promotion of emergency hormonal birth control to under-16s Norman Wells and Helena Hayward   Waking Up to the Morning-After Pill documents how the emergency pill came to be vigorously promoted among children and young people, to the extent that three-fifths of Primary Care Trusts are now prepared to …


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