Review of Women's Studies, Vol 15, No 1 (2005)

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Integrating Sexuality Education in the Humanities and Social Sciences Subjects

Merlie Alunan, Nanette Peliño

Abstract


This study aims to discover the acceptability of sexuality education to parents, teachers, guidance counselors, students and school administrators. It identifies the General Education courses in the Social Sciences and Humanities into which sexuality topics have been or may be integrated in tertiary schools in Tacloban City. Topics and methodologies in the Social Sciences are likewise considered as instruments to integrate sexuality education in the tertiary level. Finally, it suggests pedagogically acceptable means of evaluating the effectiveness of these materials and procedures. Data was gathered from two popular public institutions, two private non-sectarian schools, a private secular school and a state college using FGD and guided interviews.

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