What’s New for 2015?

In 2015 (February and March) we will be launching a series of showcase events in Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham and London. The events will share key evaluation findings from the programme and bring delegates up to speed on the latest Ofsted changes affecting PSHE in schools. Dates will be announced early January (although you canContinue reading “What’s New for 2015?”

Exciting New R U Different? Website Launch

We are very excited to have launched our brand new website for our world leading social norms programme R U Different? which has gone live today. Not only does it have a fresh new look but it has been updated with the latest information for Local Authorities, Schools and even Parents.

Do you want to join us?

Merthyr Tydfil, Walthamstow, Brentwood, Fife, Margate, Rochdale and Newcastle – just some of the places where we’re not! But with your help perhaps we could be…

It’s the ‘why’ that inspires ‘what’ we do

The summer gives us all a great opportunity to reflect on what we need do over the next 12 months. However, how many of us really take the time to stop and think about why we are going to do it? Today I thought I’d share with you Social Sense’s ‘7 Big Why’s’ – i.e.Continue reading “It’s the ‘why’ that inspires ‘what’ we do”

Young People Must Lead the Change

Viv Bennett, the Department of Health’s Director of Nursing, recently posted a great blog on how consulting with young people makes for more effective Public Health messages. Titled “Nothing about us without us”, she comments on how “listening to children and young people is core to PHE and Department of Health values”. For 5 yearsContinue reading “Young People Must Lead the Change”

Would you like to work with us?

With the academic year end in sight, our team are already making their plans for September. If you are a Local Authority, School, Charity or Individual looking to achieve positive and measurable impact by working with young people we’d love to hear from you.

R U Different? 6 Reasons Why We Are…

It might now be that time when you are thinking about how your School or Local Authority might deliver it’s PSHE or Health objectives next term. Finding the right delivery partner to positively impact the lives of Young People however can be tricky, so we’ll start by looking at a few of the things weContinue reading “R U Different? 6 Reasons Why We Are…”

New Interventions – Enterprise Days and Parent Apps’

New Interventions – Enterprise Days and Parent Apps’ Now in its fifth year, the R U Different? programme has now engaged with over 100,000 Young People in all different parts of the UK. During that time we have learned that changing perceptions can positively and measurably affect behaviours. We’ve also seen in our ‘control’ schools,Continue reading “New Interventions – Enterprise Days and Parent Apps’”

Your FREE Social Norms Resource Guide!

The Social Norms approach is now being widely embraced throughout the UK and World to provide a celebration of positive messaging, which can improve the decision making of young people in relation to risk taking and criminal behaviours.