Question reference: S6W-20902
- Asked by: Willie Rennie, MSP for North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats
- Date lodged: 29 August 2023
Current status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 27 September 2023
To ask the Scottish Government whether it has fully implemented the recommendations of the LGBTI Inclusive Education Working Group, and what its latest statutory guidance is on the conduct of relationships, sexual health and parenthood education for schools.
27 of the 33 recommendations of the LGBTI Inclusive Education Working Group have been delivered. The LGBT Inclusive Education Implementation Group is continuing to work on the outstanding recommendations, with further delivery expected by the end of the current academic year.
A public consultation on the revised statutory guidance for relationships, sexual health and parenthood education was published on 3 August 2023 and closes on 23 November 2023. The consultation can be access through the Scottish Government's consultation portal at https://consult.gov.scot/learning-directorate/teaching-guidance-for-relationships-sexual-health . The guidance published in 2014 remains in force until the revised guidance is finalised and formally published.