This learning line aims to provide teaching materials around fertility and relational and sexual integrity for third-grade secondary school teachers. The teaching material relates to key competences 4, 5, 6 and 7.
Key competence 4: digital competences and media literacy, minimum target 04.02 (all finalities)
Key competence 5: social - relational competences, minimum target 05.01 (all finalities)
Key competence 6: competences in mathematics, science and technology, minimum target 06.07 and 06.08 (labour market finality), 06.14 and 06.15 (dual finality), 06.25 and 06.26 (general finality)
Key competence 7: civic competences including competences relating to living together, minimum target 07.02 and 07.03 (all finalities)
Relational and sexual diversity
As the theme of fertility is closely related to relational and sexual education, this learning line also addresses relational and sexual diversity. The following minimum objectives are covered here: 04.02, 05.01, 07.02 and 07.03.
The influence of hormones on fertility
The new educational objectives dwell on the hormonal regulation of human fertility. The following minimum targets are covered here: 06.07 (labour market finality), 06.15 (dual finality) and 06.26 (general finality).
Health behaviour and fertility
From the new educational objectives, it is intended that pupils should be able to explain the influence of health behaviour on fertility.
In addition, pupils should be able to explain fertilisation and factors affecting embryo and foetal development. The following minimum objectives are covered here: 06.07 and 06.08 (labour market finality), 06.14 and 06.15 (double finality), 06.25 and 06.26 (general finality).
The influence of age on fertility
The influence of age on fertility is not specifically mentioned in the minimum targets. Nevertheless, there is a lack of knowledge onthis topic and it is important for students to know the influence of age on fertility.
Sexual education in the third grade of secondary education: what and how?
Here you can find more tips on how to teach about relational and sex education. What do pupils desire? What works? You will find methodologies and training.