Rolling out effective Relationships Education

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsSeminarResearch


Please join Claire Monks (University of Greenwich) and Rachel Maunder (University of Northampton) for the launch of materials to help schools teach the new RSE curriculum, called 'Our Class'. The materials are focused on the 'caring friendships' section of the new guidance. You can view the materials at: At this event, Claire and Rachel will present their research indicating the importance of friendships in child development and an overview of the new guidance and an introduction to the materials which are currently being piloted. There will also be a short Q&A session at the end. Rachel Maunder is Associate Professor in Psychology in the Faculty of Health, Education and Society at The University of Northampton. She is programme leader for BSc (hons) Developmental and Educational Psychology, and has a specialist interest in the psychology of education. Her research focuses on children’s peer relationships, friendships and bullying. Rachel Maunder is also in the Centre for Psychology and Social Sciences at The University of Northampton, and part of the Diversity Community and Identity (DCI) and Health, Education and Behaviour Change (HEBC) groups. Claire Monks is a Professor of Developmental Psychology at the University of Greenwich. Claire is Deputy Head of School of Human Sciences (Research & Enterprise) and Centre Lead for the Centre for Vulnerable Children, Young People and Families within the Institute for Lifecourse Development. Following registration, participants will be sent an invite and link to join the event. As part of the ongoing research and work in this area, Rachel and Claire would like to follow up with attendees after the event. If you would prefer not to be contacted, please indicate this.
Period27 May 2021
Held atInstitute for Lifecourse Development, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational