Sex Education – -It’s been a widespread issue and the talk-of-the-town in the Asia’s bedrock of Catholicism nowadays since the on-going debate between the Catholic Church and the Department of Education (DepEd) started.
This fastidious proposition undeniably brought the general public the vital awareness on reproduction and sexuality in congruence with the increasing rate of unwanted teenage pregnancies, abortion, and overpopulation. Yes, the most excellent method to educate a child is when he is in school, his second family. Sex education is an intricate, theoretical, book-based issue in which the educator (preferably a teacher) requires ample knowledge concerning the subject matter that prepares much of a student’s personal, intellectual and moral integrity.
If parents may perhaps be proficient to converse this topic comprehensively with their child, then my hat’s off to you. Nonetheless, students deserve to get not an iota of understanding, but an extensive and broad insight as regards to sex education, not that there’s anything wrong with parental guidance and parents’ aptitude into sex education, but students must acquire bigger scope of learning enrichment with the equipped and skilled professors and this is best done inside the school. Parents, cannot control, command over or monitor their child as far as daily activities are concerned. It is a bolt from the blue to me that parents alone can inculcate and point to their children the reality of life from their mere experience. However, a child/student spends more time on school absorbing facts and information than in home with their parents. “Actually, maski kindergarten dapat binibigyan ng kaunting information about diyan (sex education). ‘Di ‘yung ‘pag buntis na, saka pa lang makakaalam kung paano siya nabuntis. Mula pa sa batang edad, dapat may pagtuturo na appropriate sa kanilang edad”, said Dr. Esperanza Cabral, former Department of Health (DOH) Secretary. Professors can also handle the behaviors or conducts the students display and educate students as they watchfully observe the performance and deeds of the learners.
This sensitive issue must also be accompanied and incorporated with the moral values indoctrinated by the family and a continuous process as the child set off to school for a healthier learning and supervision by the educators which are the second parents of the students in the. Sex education would be informational, a lifetime learning and serves as an eye-opener and a hint to the actual picture of what the real world is. It could also be vibrant, restorative and an educative course of action that congregates the desires of the general public.
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