Putting the genie back in the bottle

By Chris Waterman | 27 February 2015

By accident rather than design, the education select committee report ‘Life lessons: PSHE and SRE in schools’ was published earlier this month, on the same day as the follow-up report by the children’s commissioner on the sexual exploitation of children and young people.

The select committee report was the top story on the TV news, followed by the children’s commissioner’s report.

The Select Committee report was the result of a nine-month inquiry by the committee, which held four evidence sessions and considered over 400 written submissions from individual parents and organisation working with children and young people. The committee also visited Bristol to meet young people, teachers and local authority advisors.

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