CEOP Talks Relationships
Welcome to CEOP Talks Relationships, a 6 week campaign helping you to educate and support young people in building healthy relationships.
Each week, we will be focusing on a new theme relating to young people's relationships:
- Week 1 - Starting new relationships
- Week 2 - Rights in relationships
- Week 3 - Healthy sexual experiences
- Week 4 - Sharing nudes and semi-nudes
- Week 5 - The internet's impact on relationships
- Week 6 - Creating positive attitudes and cultures
We will be signposting you to a range of our free resources that you can use with young people, parents and carers, and colleagues, that will help to promote healthy relationships and tackle online sexual harassment, online sexual abuse and non-consensual nude image sharing amongst secondary aged young people.
Visit this page at the end of every week to catch up on the resources we have been sharing for each theme.
CEOP Talks Relationships: in conversation with Dr. Elly Hanson
On Thursday 6th October, we held a free 60-minute webinar discussing the internet's impact on young people's relationships. Clinical psychologist Dr. Elly Hanson and members of the CEOP Education team took attendees through how young people navigate relationships in a digital world, discussed the role of education in helping young people to build healthy relationships, and answered questions from the audience. A summary of the event can be found here.
Week 1: Starting new relationships
Respecting me, you, us: Healthy relationships lesson plan and short film helping 12-14 year olds to be able to identify healthy and unhealthy qualities in relationships.
The internet, relationships & you: Toolkit for 11-18s turning the CEOP Education 11-18s website into a learning tool with a range of adaptable activities relating to healthy relationships.
11-18s 'Meeting up with someone you met online' article offering information and advice to young people on safer ways to meet online friends in person.
#AskTheAwkward facilitators guide helping you to help parents and carers to start talking to young people about online relationships.
Week 2: Rights in relationships
Respecting me, you, us: Rights in relationships lesson plan and short film helping 12-14 year olds understand their rights in relationships.
11-18s 'Sex and the law' article supporting young people to understand their rights in sexual situations.
Exploited lesson plans and film exploring abuse in relationships, how to seek help, and what happens after a report is made.
UKCIS Education for a connected world framework helping you to understand the digital knowledge and skills that children should have the opportunity to develop at different ages and stages of their lives.
Week 3: Healthy sexual experiences
Respecting me, you, us: Principles of healthy sexual experiences lesson helping 12-14 year olds to understand the principles that should be present in every sexual experience.
11-18s 'Healthy sexual experiences' article supporting young people to understand the four principles that should be present for a sexual experience to be healthy.
11-18s 'Sexual consent' article providing information for young people about how to give and get consent.
#AskTheAwkward helpsheets supporting parents and carers in starting conversations with their young people about sex and online relationships.
Week 4: Sharing nudes and semi-nudes
Send me a pic? Nudes in relationships lesson supporting young people to understand that pressuring someone into sharing nude or semi-nude images is never ok.
Online blackmail resource helping young people to know what online blackmail is, what impacts it can have and where to get support if they need it.
11-18s 'Receiving unwanted sexual content' article providing information for young people about what to do if they receive sexual content they didn't want.
UKCIS Sharing nudes and semi-nudes guidance supporting education settings in responding to incidents of nude image sharing.
Week 5: The internet's impact on relationships
Respecting me, you, us: Sexual content online lesson helping young people to understand the impact viewing sexual content can have on their relationships.
11-18s 'Sexual content on social media' article offering information for young people on the short and long term impacts seeing sexual content on social media can have.
11-18s 'Viewing pornography online' article supporting young people to understand the impact of pornography.
CEOP Education resources in the UK curriculum demonstrating how CEOP Education resources teach young people what they need to know about the internet's impact on relationships.
Week 6: Creating positive attitudes and cultures
Respecting me, you, us: Being a positive bystander lesson plan and short film helping young people to challenge negative behaviours and support their peers.
UKCIS Challenging victim-blaming guidance supporting professionals to develop positive attitudes to disclosures from young people.
Send me a pic? When nudes get shared around lesson helping young people to understand that sharing a nude of someone without their consent is never ok.
Digital Romance report providing insight into young people's views on past and future relationships education.