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Primary school teachers’ asthma knowledge and confidence in managing children with asthma

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

What can a teacher expect from their class of young people?

Dr David Regis, SHEU's Research Manager, examined some data from the report "Young People into 2012",

SHEU data - Up to 81% of 10-11 yr olds said they won't smoke when they are older but ...

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.

Over 40 new links to research about 5-11 year olds from the SHEU Resource

Follow the link below to new research about 5-11 yr. olds' health and wellbeing.

Arranged under :- Food / Drugs / SRE / Exercise / Health / Lifestyle / Education / Other

Link to latest research news

SHEU have been providing monthly research news links since January 2006 that are, judging by users' comments, relevant to those working with young people.

Self-esteem, research and young people - links from SHEU

Measurements of self-esteem are often included in research about young people. 

SHEUs latest list of Internet links (mostly to full articles) that is not definitive - please let us know about other links that you think are helpful (links to pdf/full text if available).

 

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Physical activity and academic achievement

SHEU are often asked questions, about Internet links to recent research, that contain a number of these keywords: physical activity, physical education, exercise, fitness, sport, school, attainment, academic, achievement, ability, performance, educational benefits.

The questions are usually straightforward and follow this example, "Is there a link between ..."

Physical activity, academic attainment and achievement

Physical activity, physical education, exercise, fitness, sport, school, ability, attainment, academic, achievement, performance and educational benefits.

SHEU are often asked questions, about Internet links to recent research, that contain a number of the above keywords.

The literature search has been updated and moved to - http://sheu.org.uk/content/page/sheu-literature-search

Research Fossil 1

No, not me... I just came across a table in my papers that I have always enjoyed looking at, and thought I'd share it.

After Tellus - what next?

The Government have decided to stop the delivery of the Tellus5 survey.
The Schools Health Education Unit (SHEU) continues to provide authorities with unique data about their school pupils as evidence-based practice remains high on their agenda.
SHEU is probably the oldest (established in 1977) survey service dedicated to collecting data about young people’s healthy lifestyles.
Client feedback enables us to adapt the content of our questionnaires to suit local requirements and schools can choose to use our PAPER based questionnaire or an ONLINE version.

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