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28th June 2017

It’s that wonderful time of year again when we all become tennis fans, get the strawberries and cream in, and maybe even dust off our own rackets and have a game. Yes, it’s Wimbledon time. For many of us, playing tennis will mean a casual knock about with no great importance placed upon the result, while the top pros at Wimbledon have a lot...

21st June 2017

How many selfies do you have on your phone? Today is National Selfie Day, and love them or hate them, you’ve probably taken at least one selfie in your lifetime (some of you, at least one in the last 5 minutes). But what’s the big deal with selfies? Since the creation of the camera phone, people have been snapping pics of themselves and sending...

10th May 2017

A new app called 'Gallery Guardian' has been launched, responding to the risks involved with young people sending or receiving explicit photos. The app scans through every image a child takes or receives on their device then, using an image recognition...

26th April 2017

Over Easter, acet UK held an exhibition stand at Spring Harvest Skegness. It was our second year of exhibiting at the Christian festival - and it was fantastic. On our stand, we were telling people about our training for youth workers, volunteers and parents; updating people on our work overseas; and selling our brand...

30th March 2017

We were recently invited to speak to a group of youth practitioners from the Anglican Diocese of Southwark as part of their Living Faith series. The participants came from all across the borough to attend the evening, which was titled 'Equipping young people to build healthy relationships in a sexualised world.' Key areas of discussion were...

22nd March 2017

Sexting is an issue that gathers a large amount of public interest, including from the press and professionals working with young people. However, sometimes it seems hard to identify how to best tackle the issue. acet UK’s Esteem programme includes multiple activities and an example lesson plan, developed over 5 years...

10th March 2017

We hope you are encouraged by the stories in this latest edition of Salt and Light. Your gifts make a difference in so many people’s lives – thank you so much for your continued support.

Teaching the teachers: the majority of the people we train are youth workers but, with the recent proposed government policy change...

23rd February 2017

This month, we had the pleasure of leading some fantastic relationships and sex education (RSE) teacher training for the staff of Oasis Academy Silvertown. It is always fun to work with a new group of passionate educators and this staff team was no exception....

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