Explore with students how to establish healthy emotional boundaries within their friendships.
Encourage students to think about their own digital boundaries and how it can effect them pave a way for healthy digital boundaries.
Ask students to think about pressure the can feel in their friendships. Explore healthy ways they can manage this specific type of pressure.
Exploring physical boundaries can help students understand what they want and be more mindful of what other people might find acceptable.
Not all activity online is made equal. Explore the positive and negative aspects of social media with your class using these resources.
One of the key findings in Jigsaw’s My World Survey 2 was that pornography use was strongly associated with depression and anxiety in young people. 48% of young people in Senior Cycle surveyed said they had watched pornography.
Healthy relationships are a combination of equality, mutual respect and feeling connected. In Jigsaw’s My World Survey 2, 24% of young people said that they currently have a boyfriend/ girlfriend (18% in Junior Cycle and 30% in Senior Cycle).
It can be helpful for students to discuss the impact of comparing yourself to those around you. Explore the ways students compare themselves to others.
Students will be asked to explore how friendships can change. Looking at possible changes in friendships allow students to feel prepared for the future.
It can be difficult to recognise a bad friend. Young people will be encouraged to speak about negative friendship traits. Watch video.