Journal Articles

As the project progresses, the research team will add articles which they believe are relevant to the research. Here are some you will find interesting:

General interest articles

Allen, L. (2007) ‘Pleasurable pedagogy’: Young people’s ideas about teaching ‘pleasure’ in sexuality education’. Twenty-First Century Society, 2(3), 249-264.

Allen, L. (2008) ‘They think you shouldn’t be having sex anyway’: Young people’s suggestions for improving sexuality education content. Sexualities, 11(5), 573-594.

Allen, L. (2009) ‘It’s not who they are it’s what they are like’: re-conceptualising sexuality education’s ‘best educator’ debate. Sex Education, 9(1), 33-49.

Allen, L. (2014) Don’t forget, Thursday is test[icle] time! The use of humour in sexuality education. Sex Education, 14(4), 387-399.

Cameron-Lewis, V., and Allen, L. (2013) Teaching pleasure and danger in sexuality education. Sex Education, 13(2), 121-132.

Fine, M., and McClelland, S. (2006) Sexuality education and desire: still missing after all these years, Harvard Educational Review, 76(3), 297-338.

Harrison, L., and Ollis, D. (2015) Stepping out of our comfort zones: Pre-service teachers’ responses to a critical analysis of gender/power relations in sexuality education. Sex Education, 15(3), 318-331.

Jones, T. (2011) A sexuality education discourses framework: conservative, liberal, critical, and postmodern, American Journal of Sexuality Education, 6(2), 133-175.

Jones, T., & Hillier, L. (2012) Sexuality education school policy for Australian GLBTIQ students, Sex Education, 12(4), 437-454.

Macbeth, A., Weerakoon, P., and Sitharthan, G. (2009) Pilot study of Australian school-based sexual health education: parents' views, Sexual Heath, 6(4), 328-333.

McLaughlin, C., & Swartz, S. (2015) Inviting Backchat: How schools and communities in Ghana, Swaziland and Kenya support children to contextualize knowledge and create agency through sexuality education, International Journal of Educational Development, 41, pp. 208-216.

Mkumbo, K.A.K. (2013) Old enough to know: consulting children about sex and AIDS education in Africa, Sex Education, 13(4), 478-480.

Ollis, D. (2010) ‘I haven’t changed bigots but …’: Reflections on the impact of teacher professional learning in sexuality education. Sex Education, 10(2), 217-230.

Ollis, D. (2014) The role of teachers in delivering education about respectful relationships: exploring teacher and student perspectives. Health Education Research, 29(4), 702-713.

Ollis, D. (2016) ‘I felt like I was watching porn’: the reality of preparing pre-service teachers to teach about sexual pleasure. Sex Education, 16(3), 308-323.

Shannon, B. (2016) Comprehensive for who? Neoliberal directives in Australian ‘comprehensive’ sexuality education and the erasure of GLBTIQ identity, Sex Education, 16(6), 573-585.


Student Voice

A key aspect of the EYPSE project is to access the voice of students. Here are some articles which you may find interesting:

Allen, L. (2011). ‘Picture this’: using photo-methods in research on sexualities and schooling, Qualitative Research, 11(5), 487-504.

 Arnot, M., & Reay, D. (2007) A sociology of pedagogic voice: power, inequality and pupil consultation, Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 28(3), 311-325.

Bragg, S. (2007) ‘Student Voice’ and governmentality: the production of enterprising subjects?, Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 28(3), 343-358.

Department of Education (2007) Student voice: a historical perspective and new directions, paper no. 10, April, Department of Education, State Government Victoria, Melbourne.

Department of Education and Child Development (2014) Involve me: an introduction to effective youth participation, Department of Education and Child Development, Adelaide, SA.

Fielding, M. (2001) Students as radical agents of change, Journal of Educational Change, 2(2), 123-141.

Fielding, M. (2004) ‘New Wave’ student voice and the renewal of civic society’, London Review of Education, 2(3), 197-217.

Fielding, M. (2007) Beyond ‘voice’: new roles, relations, and contexts in researching with young people, Discourse: studies in the cultural politics of education, 28(3), 301-310.

Fox, R. (2013). Resisting participation: Critiquing participatory research methodologies with young people, Journal of Youth Studies, 16(8), 986-999.

Gallacher, L.-A., and Gallagher, M. (2008). Methodological immaturity in childhood research?: Thinking through ‘participatory methods’.,Childhood, 15(4), 499-516.

Kirshner, B. (2010). Productive tensions in youth Participatory Action Research, National Society for the Study of Education, 109(1), 238-251.

Lodge, C. (2005) From hearing voices to engaging in dialogue: problematizing student participation in school improvement, Journal of Educational Change, 6(2), 125-146.

Parker, I. (2014) Young people, sex and relationships: the new norms,

Robinson, C., & Taylor, C. (2007) Theorizing student voice: values and perspectives, Improving Schools, 10(5), 5-17.

Rudduck, J. (2006) The past, the papers and the project, Educational Review, 58(2), 131-143.

Rudduck, J., and Fielding, M. (2006) Student voice and the perils of popularity, Educational Review, 58(2), 219-231.

Skelton, T. (2008) ‘Research with children and young people: Exploring the tensions between ethics, competence and participation’, Children's Geographies, 6(1), 21-36.

Taylor, C & Robinson, C 2009, ‘Student voice: theorising power and participation’, Pedagogy, Culture & Society, 17(2), 161-175.

Weller, S. (2012). Evolving creativity in qualitative longitudinal research with children and teenagers, International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 15(2), 119-133.

Yates, L. (2010). The story they want to tell, and the visual story as evidence: young people, research authority and research purposes in the education and health domains, Visual Studies, 25(3), 280-291.

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