Recent blog posts on the SHEU website

Wed, 2013-06-12 13:06

Dr Katrina Wyatt and Dr Jennifer Lloyd, in the latest issue of the journal Education and Health, describe the development of a school-located obesity prevention programme which used creative delivery methods to engage and support schools, children and their families in adopting sustainable changes to their lifestyles.
To read the article please follow this link

Tue, 2013-06-11 08:25

In the latest issue of the journal Education and Health, Allison Ford and colleagues from the Institute for Social Marketing, University of Stirling, research adolescents’ responses to, and perceptions of, different cigarette pack styles. The results could help adolescents recognise how they continue to be targeted by the tobacco industry and support school-based tobacco education to help smoking prevention.
To read the article please follow this link

Mon, 2013-06-10 13:52

Dr Alison McInnes and Dr David Blackwell, in the latest issue of the journal Education and Health, present their study on the drinking behaviours and health-related practices of school-age children in the North East.
To read the article please follow this link


Fri, 2013-06-07 15:01

Before Tuesday 11th June : Ask your MP to vote for statutory #PSHE in England

Fri, 2013-06-07 13:34

Dr. Mohammad Al-Motlaq and Dr. Kenneth Sellick, in the latest issue of the journal Education and Health, write about school teachers’ knowledge of asthma and their confidence in managing children with asthma.

To read the article please follow this link

Fri, 2013-05-24 13:31

Free research resource from SHEU for those concerned with young people's health and wellbeing
Topics - Food : Drugs : SRE/RSE : Exercise : Education : Lifestyle : Health
Example - ‘Getting fit basically just means, like, nonfat’: children's lessons in fitness and fatness
Monthly updates - - JOIN NOW - - click to find all latest links about 5-11 year olds

Fri, 2013-05-17 15:13

Following a SHEU school survey in 1981, a Health Coordinator in a comprehensive school wrote one of the first articles for the journal Education and Health (see below).
Among the valuable bits of information gleaned from the survey were results also supported by a youth leader from a nearby youth club.
Which one of the following did the youth leader feel was the main health problem among local teenagers ...?
Drug taking
Personal hygiene
Alcohol abuse
Lack of sex education / poor relationships

Fri, 2013-05-10 09:10

Welcome to possibly the best free resource with links to research about children young people health and wellbeing.
This service first developed in January 2006 and grew from SHEU's health and wellbeing research work with young people and their health related behaviour.
You can have the latest links sent to your email address.
The archive holds the links under each topic eg. Drugs, SRE/RSE, Food, Exercise etc.

Fri, 2013-04-26 12:38

Here's a Word Search maker. 

It's a Excel 2010 spreadsheet.  You can print directly from the Excel sheet or paste from it into your favourite word processor.

It has macros enabled; the macro makes it easier to see what you are doing and to produce an solution grid (all the distractor letters are randomly generated, and are shown as white-on-white for the solution grid).

I'm sure you can do this sort of thing for yourselves, but you might find it useful if you haven't done it for yourself just yet...

Tue, 2013-04-16 14:15

Young people, beer and lager - another SHEUByte [bite-sized research resource].
Since 1983, 14-15 yr old boys report that, after beer, their second favourite alcoholic drink is ...?
To find the answer and read the SHEUByte ... follow this link