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Young people need more than Relationship Sex Education (RSE) in the classroom to achieve the relationships they want

High quality RSE in schools and colleges is important to prepare young people for relationships. But in a new poll young people highlighted the vital contribution that role models play throughout the different aspects of their lives.


Author: Susie Wright

Back to school resources for healthy, dependable relationships

As pupils return to school we have put together a set of resources that can help us build healthy, dependable relationships to help make this transition easier.


Author: Pat Hinton

Reframing relationships

Fastn and Media Trust have worked with young people to co-produce guidance on how the media can help support young people form and sustain healthy and dependable relationships. The guidance recommends six actions for the media to take.


Author: Susie Wright

What our research tells us:


of parents say it is important for schools to help children ‘understand and be prepared for’ friendships


of parents believe schools should help children understand ways to look after their mental health and well-being.


of young people say forming lasting relationships is harder now than it was for previous generations