The food and eating practices of young people in Scotland and England: Commentary on the Food: Now and Then report

Wendy Wills. 2012. The food and eating practices of young people in Scotland and England: Commentary on the Food: Now and Then report. Education and Health 30(2),51-53. PDF

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"...the only question to cause a problem was 'has everyone got a pen?" Supervisor's notes following a school survey

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"I would like to say that this survey was very useful and made me realise things about PE and health that I had never realised before......Food at school is groovy, especially if your school does Jamie Olivers School Dinners. Viva apples and thanks for the survey." Female pupil, 13 yrs old

Female pupil, 13yrs

Any comments on specific survey questions that may have caused difficulty?
Pupils at our primary school found the questionnaire very easy to understand and most of them completed the questions in less than 45min.

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