Our Programmes

Dating & Mating

Post-Primary

| School

A thorough exploration for 15-16 year olds of relationship skills, decision-making, and coping with conflict, this session will ask helpful questions and offer key information about a range of issues around relationships and sex.

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Dating & Mating

At a Glance

Setting

School

Audience

Post-Primary

Duration

1 Hour 45 Minutes

Lesson Plans

Included

Target Age

15-16

Topics Covered

This presentation investigates the challenges and pressures that young people face, as well as explores the knowledge, skills and values that further equips them to build strong and healthy relationships. The presentation covers issues such as: heathy relationships, personality and character, Child Sexual Exploitation, the impact of pornography, consent, sexting, positive values in a relationships, pregnancy and choices, STIs, and contraception.

Topics covered in this presentation:

  • Impact of media and peer pressure
  • Identity & self-awareness
  • Positive friendships & choices
  • Sexting
  • Pornography
  • Healthy relationships and conflict resolution
  • Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Consent
  • Pregnancy, STIs, contraception
  • Teenage parenting, adoption & abortion
  • Values & expectations

Dating & Mating

In Depth

Learning Intentions

Pupils are learning about:

  • exploring and expressing a sense of self
  • the importance of developing a moral framework
  • the emotional, social and moral implications of early sexual activity
  • developing strategies to promote personal safety
  • how to develop strategies to deal with challenging relationship scenarios
  • exploring the implications of sexual maturation

Skills & Capabilities

  • Managing Information
  • Thinking, Problem-Solving, Decision-Making
  • Working with Others
  • Self-Management

Learning Experiences

  • Challenging and Engaging
  • Enquiry Based
  • Supportive Environment
  • Offer Choice
  • Relevant and Enjoyable

Attitudes & Disposition

  • Personal Responsibility
  • Commitment
  • Integrity
  • Concern for Others
  • Tolerance
  • Moral Courage

Our Approach

Love for Life has a long-standing reputation for engaging effectively in the specific area of Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE). Read about the broad principles and commitments that guide Love for Life’s development and delivery of high-quality, age-appropriate and culturally sensitive RSE.

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