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Revista Electrónica Educare

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LEON LEON, Giselle; BOLANOS BOLANOS, Grettel; CAMPOS GRANADOS, Johanna  and  MEJIAS RODRIGUEZ, Fabiola. Sample of Learners and Teachers Perception on the Implementation of the Affectivity and Integral Sexuality in the Costa Rican Educational Program. Educare [online]. 2013, vol.17, n.2, pp.145-165. ISSN 1409-4258.

The case study focuses on the  relevance  of the  Affectivity and Integral Sexuality in the Costa  Rican  Educational  Program  (EAIS)  implementation.   This  program  was  proposed by  the Ministry of Public Education (MEP) in 2013. It was implemented using a mixed approach  under  a dominant  mixed classification. To gather data for the different study categories (knowledge  of the topic, teaching  models, and methodological strategies), a questionnaire was applied  to nineteen students  and  some  semi-structured  interviews were carried out  for five Science teachers  from a high  school within the  Costa Rican Metropolitan  Area. Some contributions  were emphasized  in matrices (charts) and contrasted through of triangulation both of theory and participants. Within the main conclusions stands out the relevance of programs for the effectiveness and integral sexuality supported by professionals in education  and the learning population  of the study. In addition,  it was identified that the participants’ ´knowledge  of the study (learners and instructors) was merely biological oriented

Keywords : Sexual education; training program; secondary education; science education.

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