The voices and actions of our youth, families, teachers, activists, and our communities working together and presenting a clear unified position helped prevent the elimination of critical topics like gender identity and sexual orientation in the recently announced Health and Physical Education Curriculum (2019). We want to thank our communities, especially youth, who joined our … Continue reading Public Statement: In response to the Launch of 2019 Health and Physical Education Curriculum
The Ministry of Education has (very) quietly launched their consultation on the health and physical education curriculum, as well as a number of other education-related question. Compared to the 2016-curriculum, which in-person consultation with thousands of parents, educators, students, and subject matter experts, the Ministry has limited consultation to written submissions, an online survey, and a series … Continue reading Ministry of Education Launches “Consultation” on Health and Physical Education
The new consultation process announced by the Provincial Government, to review changes to the 2015 Health & Physical Education Curriculum raises many significant concerns. Limited opportunities for meaningful consultation According to the announcement, consultations will be done via an online survey, regional telephone town halls, and are to be organized by interested community members who can than … Continue reading Public Statement: In Response to the Parental Consultation Announcement – Ontario’s Sex-Ed Curriculum
Across the province, Ontarians are united against the Government’s decision to repeal the updated Health & Physical Education Curriculum. The last-minute scrapping threatens the health and safety of Ontario’s children and youth and puts them at an increased risk of negative physical, mental and sexual health outcomes. At a media event, a diverse group of … Continue reading [MEDIA ADVISORY] Advocates to Unite Against the Repeal of Ontario’s Updated Health & Physical Education Curriculum
The 519’s Statement regarding Ontario’s Minister of Education Lisa Thompson’s announcement that the modernized sexual health education curriculum will not be taught in the upcoming school year. The 519 is disappointed and deeply concerned about today’s announcement by Minister of Education Lisa Thompson to roll back Ontario’s modernized sexual health education curriculum in the upcoming … Continue reading PUBLIC STATEMENT – RESPONSE TO THE REPEAL OF ONTARIO’S UPDATED SEX-ED CURRICULUM
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