Purposes and delivery models for PSHE explored

28 October 2014

The Education Committee holds its second evidence session on PSHE (Personal, Social, Health and Economic education) and SRE (Sex and Relationships Education) on Tuesday 4 November.


Tuesday 4 November, Venue: Committee room 6, Palace of Westminster

At 9.30am

  • Dr Graham Ritchie, Principal Policy Advisor, Office of the Children’s Commissioner
  • Sarah Carter, Trustee, Family Education Trust
  • Joe Hayman, Chief Executive, PSHE Association
  • Natasha Browne, Former Chair, Youth Select Committee on “A Curriculum for Life”

At 10.30am

  • Crispin Drummond, Explore—Students Exploring Marriage
  • Michael Mercieca, Chief Executive, Young Enterprise
  • Dr Ann Hoskins, Deputy Director Health and Wellbeing, Public Health England
  • Michael O’Toole, Chief Executive, Mentor

Timings are approximate.

Purpose of the session

This is the second session for the PSHE and SRE inquiry, with one panel focused on the purposes of PSHE education, how the views of young people and parents should shape the curriculum and whether a child has a ‘right’ to PSHE education.

A second panel explores delivery models for PSHE education and topics such as drugs and alcohol, financial education, health and relationships.

Further information

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