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The University of Westminster and the RSE Hub invite you to a symposium on healthy sexual development, exploring how research in sexuality, relationships and sex education can translate into practice.

Using the framework of the 15 Domains of Healthy Sexual Development this event aims to support practitioners and teachers involved in SRE/PSHE and young people’s sexual health at all key stages, as well as to enable dialogue and collaboration between academics and practitioners engaged in this area. This event is suitable for any practitioner, teacher or academic with an interest in healthy sexual development and relationships and sex education. 

Presenters and workshops

  • Professor Alan McKee (Associate Dean – Research and Development, University of Technology Sydney): Video Keynote on the Fifteen Domains of Healthy Sexual Development
  • Professor Simon Forrest (Head of School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health, Durham University): Keynote: Sex and Relationships Education: Evidence, application and opportunity
  • Gail McVicar (Sex and Relationships Education Consultant): Adapting the Fifteen Domains of Healthy Sexual Development for Practitioners
  • Alice Hoyle (Sex and Relationships Education Advisory Teacher & DO… Ambassador): Gender and Sexual Identity: impact on healthy sexual development
  • Professor Rebecca Langlands (Classics and Ancient History, University of Exeter, Director of Sex and History project): Sex and History: How historical artefacts can support modern day healthy sexual development
  • Dr Ester McGeeney (Youth Researcher and Practitioner, Brook): Including pleasure in sex education: ensuring young people’s healthy sexual development?
  • Dr Naomi Rudoe (Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Westminster): Sexuality education for the 21st century: LGBTQ experiences
  • Jo Taylor (Associate Head, Chestnut Grove Academy, London - winner of the Accord Inclusivity Award 2016): Tackling pornography and sexualisation in schools
  • Nick Dunne (Education and Wellbeing Coordinator, Brook): Traffic Light Tool Training.


The cost to attend is £65 which includes lunch, refreshments and delegate packs. Tickets for students are available at £35.

Tickets are now sold out.

For more details email [email protected]