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15th August 2018

Our work with parents is an area that is growing. We have been asked to run a number of workshops over the past academic year, in partnership with churches, schools and a pregnancy crisis centre.

Alongside exploring topics such as child development and the teenage brain, the workshops also discuss the prevalence of social media use...

15th August 2018

In early 2018, we took part in a consultation inviting views on the content of statutory relationships education for primary schools, and relationships and sex education (RSE) for secondary schools.

The recently published draft statutory guidance was then written, which the government is currently consulting on. Responses will help...

15th August 2018

We are looking for Trustees to join the acet UK board and share their knowledge, expertise and experience. The board is responsible for the overall governance of the charity; its financial health; and for ensuring that our activities comply with our governing document and any relevant legislation.

We are particularly...

15th August 2018

Check out the latest edition of the Salt and Light newsletter - sharing stories about the training and education projects which your donations make possible. Read online or download the PDF copy at the bottom of this page to read the newsletter in its entirety.

The future of relationships and sex education (RSE)

The Department...

14th August 2018

ACET was founded in 1988 by Dr Patrick Dixon, as a compassionate response to the HIV pandemic.

Working as a doctor, Patrick started to meet people who were dying from AIDS-related illnesses but were being treated with fear, ignorance and discrimination: isolated in hospital; or refused care at home or hospices.

Patrick took...

6th August 2018

The Children and Social Work Act 2017 required the Secretary of State for Education to make the subjects of Relationships Education at primary and Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) at secondary compulsory through regulations.

In early 2018, a public consultation invited interested organisations, teachers, parents and young people...

25th July 2018

During the past academic year, we welcomed 54 new members to the Esteem network of relationships and sex educators, after they attended one of our 4 day Esteem RSE training courses. This means more and more young people are being reached with good quality RSE.

We ran a number of courses in the last year - in Surrey, Luton, Chester,...

25th July 2018

So another academic year draws to an end, and we look back on all the relationships and sex educations sessions we have run this year with the young people of Southwark. It's been another amazing year spent with amazing young people!

1462 students from year seven right through to sixth form attended at least one of our sessions....

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