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Regis,D 2005. Good News about Drug Education. In 2003, we reported on a link between lower drug use and usefulness of drug education. Now we are able to counter recent headlines: "The doped-up generation - drugs and drink grab the young", and, "Kids of today are happier than ever - no wonder, the dope and booze they get through". The Schools Health Education Unit has been following trends in large samples of pupils from schools using surveys since 1987, and, while there are concerns, there is good news in the figures too,. Education and Health 23(2),24. PDF

Lewis,C 2003. Raising academic standards : Are initiatives aimed at boys detrimental to girls. Education and Health 21(4),64-67. PDF

Aleixo,P Norris,CE 2003. Ability grouping in schools : Attainment and self-esteem. A review of the research reveals limited evidence to support ability grouping, which appears to have detrimental effects on some pupils, and possibly disadvantage those placed in lower sets in primary school,. Education and Health 21(4),59-63. PDF

Hampshire,J 2003. Sex education: politics and policy in England and Wales. Policy makers and lobby groups have perceived sex education in different ways, during the post-war period, and the resultant struggle over ideas has prevented the development of a coherent sex education policy,. Education and Health 21(2),29-34. PDF

Waite,S Halstead,M 2003. Love and Trust': making space for feelings in sex education. Should sex education in primary schools pay more attention to children's developing emotional and spiritual understanding? The paper explores the sexual attitudes and values of 9 and 10 year-olds, and the connections between spiritual, emotional and sexual development,. Education and Health 21(2),23-28. PDF

Halstead,M Waite,S 2003. Love and Trust': making space for feelings in sex education. Should sex education in primary schools pay more attention to children's developing emotional and spiritual understanding? The paper explores the sexual attitudes and values of 9 and 10 year-olds, and the connections between spiritual, emotional and sexual development, . Education and Health 21(2),23-28. PDF

SHEU 2003. School dinners, unhealthy diets and changing eating habits. Pupils are still eating unhealthily despite the introduction of nutritional standards for school dinners and a choice of foods at lunchtime, and, most were aware that what they eat and drink when young matters, but this wasn't always reflected in their eating habits.. Education and Health 21(1),20. PDF

Askew,S 2003. Learning Promotes Health. It is argued that an approach to learning - where learners construct meaning and understanding from reflecting on their experiences and dialogue with others - is intrinsically health promoting,. Education and Health 21(4),68-71. PDF

Regis,D 2003. Drug education linked to drug use.. Education and Health 21(3),56.
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Coleman,L Cater,S 2003. What do we know about young people

Cater,S Coleman,L 2003.What do we know about young people’s use of alcohol. A review of the literature provides an evidence-base and shows worsening trends with young people drinking more regularly and in greater quantities, Education and Health, 21(3),50-55 PDF

Griffiths,MD 2003. Videogames : Advice for parents and teachers. Answers for parents and teachers, concerned about videogames and young people, and some potential benefits of videogame playing,. Education and Health 21(3),48-49. PDF

Masters,B 2003. Sport as a health risk. Sport is promoted as a healthy pastime, but this study found that discomfort and trauma appeared to be both expected and accepted suggesting that pain is deemed to be normal for sport,. Education and Health 21(3),43-47. PDF

Brett,M 2003. Viewpoint: QCA guidance on Drug Alcohol and Tobacco education. Education and Health 21(2),35-37. PDF

O'Neill,M O'Donnell,D 2003. Smart snacks scheme: A healthy breaks initiative in the school environment. Nearly 40% of primary schools have adopted the scheme leading to a significant improvement in nutrition and dental health, environmental and psychological issues, . Education and Health 21(1),9-13. PDF

O'Donnell,D O'Neill,M 2003. Smart snacks scheme: A healthy breaks initiative in the school environment. Nearly 40% of primary schools have adopted the scheme leading to a significant improvement in nutrition and dental health, environmental and psychological issues,. Education and Health 21(1),9-13. PDF

Hackett,A Gibbon,M Lamb,L 2003. Eating habits of children in Liverpool: a need for health education? The first years of secondary school may be crucial for implementing healthy eating initiatives and, in particular, influencing boys attitudes to food, . Education and Health 21(1),3-8. PDF

Cheater,S 2003. Snack policies in Wirral schools-do they promote health? Wirral, and for practical ways to help schools develop an inclusive school nutrition policy looked This research has been the evidence base for the development of nutrition policy work in, . Education and Health 21(1),15-19. PDF

Balding,JW 2003. HRBQ - providing baseline data. Education and Health 20(4),71. PDF

Comments about SHEU

"The Unit has a unique historical and contemporary archive of young people." Prof. Ted Wragg 1938-2005

Prof Ted Wragg, 1938-2005

"We would like to take part in the next ECM survey. We have found the data produced invaluable for supporting evidence in our SEF etc."

School Vice Principal

Thank you for following up with schools the comments that caused concern. It is very sad to hear that some of our children have these thoughts and feelings and I am so grateful that you were able to make the schools aware of this so that they can attempt to offer some support.

This is another reason why I am so pleased that we have been able to work with you to offer this survey.

Health and Wellbeing Adviser

"Your work in developing the Health Related Behaviour Survey was ground breaking and has continued to evolve." Tribute from a Director of Public Health to John Balding, presented at his retirement lunch, May 2005

"The Schools Health Education Unit has gained a reputation as one of the most reliable sources of information about young people's health." BBC

BBC

"The data from the 2018/19 survey is still in heavy use here, the physical activity related findings were pivotal in changing the relevant strategy recently to target less active groups like girls towards the end of secondary school, and I’ve three fairly hefty jobs on the to-do list that will use the data with other sources to identify target schools for mental health and physical activity projects, and another looking at community safety. I call it the gift that keeps giving and that certainly seems to be the case!"

Senior Public Health Specialist (Intelligence)

"We have never consulted our young people like this before. The survey makes a great contribution to our 'best value' planning." Sports Development Officer

Sports Development Officer

"As a result of the survey we reviewed and amended PSHE schemes of work, we are currently working on a "Green Travel Plan", a morning breakfast club was established and we further developed 6th Form mentoring."

Health Education Coordinator

I just wanted to write and tell you how much I enjoyed your talk at last week's conference.

Chief Executive, substance use charity

(Our) Senior team were very enthused with the rich source of data provided within the reports (and thought that the analyses including within the appendices section of the main reports were really interesting).

Health Improvement Specialist (Children, Schools and Families)