Sexual Health Education

The 2019 Canadian Guidelines for Sexual Health Education are now available in English and in French. See below to download a copy of the revised Guidelines and to view important new content included in the updated version.

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Canadian Guidelines for Sexual Health Education

The Canadian Guidelines for Sexual Health Education provide guidance to educators and policy makers for the development and evaluation of comprehensive evidence-based sexual health education in Canada. The revised 2019 Guidelines include new content: a section documenting the importance of comprehensive sexual health education in Canada, Core Principles of Comprehensive Sexual Health Education, a list and description of appropriate educators and settings for the provision of comprehensive sexual health education, and benchmarks for the provision of STI prevention education and linking to STI testing in schools. 


Sexual Health Education Resources

Sexual health education outcomes within Canada’s elementary health education curricula: A summary and analysis

Canadian Guidelines for Sexual Health Education (2008 Edition)

Sexual health education in the schools: Updated 2015 Ontario Edition

Sexual health education in the schools

Inclusive Practice in the Prevention of Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infection Among Ethnocultural Ural Minorities

Sexual Health Education for Youth with Physical Disabilities

Sexual Orientation in Schools

Gender Identity in Schools