Evaluation of the Respect Project (Apause adapted for Eire) finds that; '..scripted material did not restrict the ability of teachers to engage with a class.'
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Through the work of teachers, health professionals and peer-educators our work contributes to public health programmes aiming to reduce teenage pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections.
We have developed resources and IT supported training which make the sensitive subject of sex and relationships simpler and 'safer' to teach. This unique approach puts relationships first, so students find it relevant and are quickly engaged. Our lead programme, Apause (Added Power and Understanding in Sex Education), is a comprehensive, easy-to-deliver, Key Stage 3 and 4 classroom resource for teachers and peer educators.
Our pedigree of published research and innovation has resulted in two drama-based programmes: RAP (Respect and Protect) is a more client centred methodology usually facilitated by a combination of peer educators and professionals with groups of vulnerable and hard-to-reach young people; Get-WISE uses peer education to enable KS4 students to manage all aspects of their relationship and sexual health through the acquisition of effective negotiation skills.