Is an important school subject with lifelong implications for students in New Zealand. Sex education usually takes place within secondary schools, and is part of the broader health and wellbeing curriculum.
The family planning chief executive and numerous ERO reports confirm that there is not a quality and comprehensive sex education program running in New Zealand schools yet. (ERO, 2012)
The current high rate of unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases is partially a result of a prevailing ignorance of healthy, responsible sexual conduct. the emotional impact of sexual hormones and youthful sexual desire are taking a toll on young lives and the economy of New Zealand.
Teaching aids are used within a range of educational institutions. They assist educators and also help them deliver different learning experiences for students.
Existing material for sex education topics is limited and un-tailored to students needs. Students may choose to search for relevant educational material from unsafe sources (e.g. online websites) which is a growing issue for New Zealand society. Finally educator's ability and willingness to teach the subject effectively can be varied and this impact students learning outcomes
Provides an interactive platform for education, personal development and communication around sex education topics. Brings students together to play a game that encourages them to openly share their opinions and questions on an intimidating topic. The product and supporting website provide a valuable aid for teachers delivering a 'hard to teach' subject.