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27th March 2020

In the UK, we are getting used to new rhythms of life due to the COVID-19 situation. A significant change for many families is the closure of schools for most children. 

One of the advantages of our connected world is the ability to connect easily with people in different countries. So this week, I got the chance to speak via a video...

11th March 2020

Gareth, our Esteem Network Director, has been working with the education team at a tier 4 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) secure inpatient unit for the past 7 years.

In the last 2 years, he has had the privilege of leading a multi-sessional pilot programme, providing weekly relationships and sex education (RSE)...

11th March 2020

You probably know that the ACET family delivers relationships and sex education (RSE) sessions in schools, but did you know that we also provide RSE in a variety of other settings, such as pupil referral units, prisons and sex work hotspots?

Click the headings below to read about how we are reaching vulnerable individuals who are often...

11th March 2020

After 5 years as CEO, Sarah is stepping back (into another role at acet UK) to allow her to take on other life challenges. Thank you, Sarah, for your passion, commitment, positivity and care!

Sarah shares a little about her time at the helm:

"I've thoroughly enjoyed my time as CEO of acet UK....

11th March 2020

Founded in 2011, Esteem network member, YouMatter, work with thousands of young people across Jersey every year, helping them respond thoughtfully to the pressures, choices and challenges that they face.

As well as providing high-quality, interactive and engaging workshops for young people in schools, youth clubs and other community...

28th February 2020

... with an improved box design, an extra card and new instructions.

Statistics tell us that up to 40% of teenagers are involved with sending explicit images and messages (sometimes called sexting). To help youth leaders, teachers and parents talk to young people about sexting, social media and staying safe online, we've worked with...

21st January 2020

Earlier this term, acet UK’s Kelly-Joy had the opportunity to participate in one of our 4 Day relationship and sex education (RSE) training courses. Here she shares her experience.

Although I’ve worked with young people, I haven’t had much experience in the area of delivering relationships and sex education so I was...

13th December 2019

1 in 8 children have a diagnosable mental health disorder – that’s roughly 3 children in every classroom - and only a quarter of them have contact with a mental health specialist.

Not all of these young people will have severe problems but sadly many will experience significant difficulties, and miss time from school and therefore any...

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