"We were talking about (the SHEU survey) data at our recent NSCoPSE Conference, for PSHE advisers and consultants. It would be really helpful if some of this powerful data and the trends could be shared in the consultation around the PSHE Review. Colleagues shared their very positive experiences of (the SHEU survey). It provides excellent evidence of behaviour change for children and young people and of the impact of PSHE and wider interventions."
Personal and Social Development Consultant
...Many thanks for all your work with this year’s survey. It’s already proving to be invaluable especially against the severe cuts in services that are looming.
Health Promotion Manager
We were all very impressed with the spreadsheet and can see that an incredible amount of work has gone into creating this!
Health Improvement Specialist
"We're very happy to commission another survey from you. Our colleagues in School Improvement are dead keen to work with us on this. During our last LA Inspection, we were flagged from our Tellus data as having a bullying problem. We could demonstrate with our SHEU data - which had a much better sample size and coverage of the authority - that we did not have the problem they suggested. The Inspectors went away happy and we are definitely surveying again with SHEU."
Local Authority Senior Adviser
"This is an excellent way of keeping up to date belt and braces style."
School Drugs Advisor
"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
"...the only question to cause a problem was 'has everyone got a pen?" Supervisor's notes following a school survey
"Brilliant - thank you Angela. As always you and your team are so proficient at getting our requests dealt with so promptly - it is a real pleasure to work with such a great organisation."
Health Improvement Adviser
"You and the team have the evidence to show how young people's behaviour has or hasn't changed over time."
Tribute from a Health Education Co-ordinator to John Balding, presented at his retirement lunch, May 2005
Health Education Co-ordinator
"The Schools Health Education Unit has gained a reputation as one of the most reliable sources of information about young people's health." BBC