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Sex Ed - religious opt out?

A new sexual education curriculum is on the way in the coming months following an extensive re...

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13.22 12 Dec 2019


Sex Ed - religious opt out?


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13.22 12 Dec 2019


A new sexual education curriculum is on the way in the coming months following an extensive review from the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment.

Launching the review, Minister for Education Joe McHugh said that schools will be able to opt out of certain changes depending on the school’s ethos.

So, should schools be able to opt out if it contradicts their religious ethos?

Michael Nugent, Chairperson of Atheist Ireland and Alan Whelan from the Catholic Secondary School Parents Partnership join the show to debate.


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Alan Whelan Atheism Atheist Ireland Breakfast Radio Catholic Secondary School Parents Partnership Chairperson Of Atheist Ireland Joe Mchugh Kieran Cuddihy Michael Nugent Minister For Education National Council For Curriculum And Assessment Newstalk Newstalk Breakfast Primary Schools Religion In Schools Religious Ethos Secondary Schools Sex Ed Sex Ed Curriculum Sexual Education Sexual Education Curriculum Shane Coleman

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