The courses next September will be mandatory for about one million students and the information will be taught during regular subjects such as French or mathematics. Log in to keep reading. Log out. Sebastien Proulx, education minister "Will we grant them exemptions for everyone for all reasons?
Follow us. Deschamps said teachers are better placed than the internet to convey the sensitive material but she added they need training. Meanwhile, in Quebec, Catholic clergy and parents have threatened to boycott classes, but Mr.
When you subscribe to globeandmail. That said, she also believes parents need to have conversations about faith and values. Education Minister Sebastien Proulx told reporters the sexual-education teachings are important and amount to just a few hours per school year, as recommended by the World Health Organization.
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In Grade 4, children learn about the changes they can expect in puberty such as menstruation, and they begin to learn about online safety. Teachers expressed training, support concerns Lisa Trimble, a McGill University education professor, said she believes Quebec "is making some progressive moves forward.
This article was published more than 1 year ago. When you subscribe to globeandmail. Given the extensive media coverage afforded this issue, you can sometimes get the impression that teachers spend their days talking to children about little else but sex. Sebastien Proulx, education minister.