Social Education Handbooks

We need to talk about Pornography by Vanessa Rogers

We need to talk about Pornography

Exploring topics ranging from sexting, revenge porn and the law to relationship boundaries and sexual stereotypes, this practical teaching resource facilitates discussion on the difficult issues surrounding pornography with young people aged 11-19.

Games and Activities for Exploring Feelings by Vanessa Rogers

Games and Activities for Exploring Feelings

This is a fun, imaginative and creative resource designed to help children aged 7-13 get thinking and talking about their feelings and the issues that affect their lives. It is packed full with games and activities that help children explore their emotions and express themselves positively. Activities surrounding issues such as peer relationships and friendships, bullying, offending, participation and citizenship are designed to build self-esteem, raise aspirations and increase motivation.

Cyberbullying by Vanessa Rogers

Cyberbullying, Activities to Help Children and Teens to Stay Safe in a Texting, Twittering, Social Networking World

Children and teenagers text, network and twitter online as second nature, but when emails or texts are used to threaten, harass, intimidate or embarrass someone, they can turn from being a source of enjoyment to a source of crippling anxiety and fear.

101 Things To Do On the Street

101 Things To Do On The Street

101 Things to Do on the Street is packed with creative and innovative ideas for street games and activities to help young people aged 11--19 explore personal, social and emotional issues. 

Working With Young Men by Vanessa Rogers

Working With Young Men

Working with Young Men offers a wealth of positive group activities to engage, motivate and meet the needs of young men.

Working With Young Women by Vanessa Rogers

Working With Young Women

Packed with fun sessions and practical group activities, Work with Young Women presents a multitude of opportunities for young women to build self-esteem, confidence and assertiveness.

Let's Talk Relationships by Vanessa Rogers

Let's Talk Relationships

Encouraging young people to talk about sensitive relationship issues is rarely easy, but this book will smooth the process.

Featuring some 90 activities split into five categories, there's something to suit every age and ability range, as well as some sound advice drawn from the author's ten years of youth work experience. This book will help make both group work and one-on-one sessions valuable, educational and enjoyable, both for the young people and for you. 

All The Right Connections by Vanessa Rogers

All The Right Connections

Working one-to-one with young people or in small groups? This book offers a wide range of photocopiable worksheets, activities and discussion tools to enable conversations about everything from offending behaviour and anger management to developing peer friendships and building confidence to make healthy choices.

Ideal for mentors, community support workers and targeted support, the book contains specific activities for actively engaging young people at risk of exclusion.