Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 15:42
The journal, Education and Health, is interested to hear from teachers, school nurses and others in the UK if they have been involved in research about how schools manage secondary or primary pupils with a lack of sleep.
In September, the journal will publish a number of articles about this topic.
There will be articles about research in Australia and the USA.
From the UK there will be articles about the Sound Sleep project and the Better Brains with More Sleep project including the Time To Learn survey.
Monday, May 14, 2012 - 10:15
In 1977, John Balding began the Schools Health Education Unit (SHEU) and started SHEU school surveys. John wanted to find ways of assessing young people's behaviours and give useful health-related behaviour profiles to education and health colleagues.
In 2012, read about recent SHEU surveys in ...
SHEU is nationally-recognised as the specialist provider of reliable local survey data for schools and colleges.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 15:32
Latest health and wellbeing research about 11-16 year olds with over 50 links including ...
"Should young people be paid for chlamydia screening?"
... and ...
"Is there an association between exposure to images of alcohol use in movies and binge drinking among adolescents?"
One satisfied user of the SHEU research emails has said,
"I am very impressed with the content of the research news. Thank you very much indeed." Health Improvement Officer.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 14:23
Why did I get into the field of health education? Lots of reasons, surely, but here is one.
Friday, April 27, 2012 - 15:22
"... with improved physical fitness there was no adverse effect on academic achievement"
In response to questions about research into physical activity and academic achievement SHEU's latest list of Internet links should help you find the answers you seek.
Please follow this link:
Physical activity, academic attainment and achievement
Friday, April 20, 2012 - 09:41
Thanks to our colleague Nick Bolton for this link about Wiltshire's young people published in the Wiltshire Gazette and Herald.
Results from surveys by the Schools Health Education Unit (SHEU) show that Wiltshire's young people have much healthier lifestyles and higher rates of self esteem compared to the national average.
Carolyn Godfrey, Corporate Director of Wiltshire Council, said: "This survey shows how the health of our children and young people is improving and the work of schools and partners is key to this."
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 12:46
@ncbtweets conclude from their survey of 263 young people:
Monday, March 12, 2012 - 15:24
Education and Health (E&H) has been published by SHEU since 1983.
E&H is now an open access online journal and the latest issue is available.
Schools-based health interventions : Tackling underage drinking : A New Approach to Tobacco Education : Adolescent online gaming addiction : Food: Now and Then
To read the latest issue please click here
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 16:10
I had a brisk and positive chat with Nick Boddington on the phone this morning, during which he gently reminded me of the existence of some documents that the PSHE Association have developed about the place of PSHE under the new OFSTED inspection arrangements.
I am happy to share with readers:
Guidance around new Ofsted inspection arrangements (from January 2012)
which is one of the latest of the Association's free resources:
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 16:04
Young People's Health and Wellbeing
The majority of Year 6 pupils said they 'don't think they will smoke when they are older'.
This comes from 81% of girls and 74% of boys in a sample of over 8000 10-11 year olds.
By the time they were in Year 10 (14-15 year olds), the number who had 'never smoked' was 54% of girls and 61% of boys.
To see the data and more than 40 other new research links about 5-11 year olds please visit ...