Thought-provoking speech from Maria Miller MP
Tim Loughton MP highlights the importance of good SRE
Brook Chief Executive, Helen Marshall, and Nicky Morgan MP
Brook Learn official launch at the House of Commons
Earlier this week (13th September 2016) saw an exciting day for Onclick, attending the official launch of “Brook Learn” at the House of Commons.
Brook is the leading young people’s sexual health and wellbeing charity, providing free and confidential services for young people in the UK, as well as sex and relationships education (SRE) and training, in a range of settings.
Together with Brook and The Open University, Onclick developed “Brook Learn”: a bespoke suite of high quality elearning courses, aiming to empower, support and encourage professionals to deliver effective and engaging SRE.
The launch event at the House of Commons was opened by Natascha Engel MP and included powerful speeches from Maria Miller MP, highlighting the need to tackle widespread sexual harassment in schools, and Tim Loughton MP, stressing the social impact of failing to teach young people about relationships.
New appointed Brook Chief Executive, Helen Marshall, proudly introduced Brook Learn, followed by Jacqui Gabb, Open University, who outlined her insightful research from the “Enduring Love?” project, which structured our 6-module elearning programme on relationships.
Perhaps the most dynamic speech however, came from Jenny, one of Brook’s Young Volunteers, who poignantly emphasised the true benefits of good SRE in schools and the positive impact a resource like Brook Learn could have made to her and her peers.
Jenny and a team of Young Volunteers from Brook continued to enthusiastically demonstrate the platform and course modules on iPads to each of the event guests, including Nicky Morgan MP (former Minister for Women and Equalities).