Would you believe a man with a beard or a suit?

...asks the BBC.

Or both?

Of course, on Radio, no-one can see your chin (LISTEN).  Someone I met from a technical Support Desk did say I was taller in real life than I sounded on the phone...

SHEU response to PSHE review

We've just sent off our submission to the PSHE review (last day if you have not!).

Here is ours:


Some others (maybe drafts):

SHEU response to the Review of Personal, Social, Health and Economics (PSHE) Education

Review of Personal, Social, Health and Economics (PSHE) Education

Response Form

The closing date is: 30 November 2011

Q1) What do you consider the core outcomes PSHE education should achieve and what areas of basic core knowledge and awareness should pupils be expected to acquire at school through PSHE education?

Reporting of children's sweet consumption and health risks - SHEU Views the News

A recently reported research study assessed the diet of U.S. children and adolescents to determine the effects of sweet (candy) consumption and risk factors for heart disease. Following publication of the research there was particular interest in certain aspects of the study. Follow the link to read SHEU's views on this news.

SHEU Views the News July Sweets


SHEU Views the News - July Sweets

From the Schools and Students Health Education Unit (SHEU)

"The Health Related Behaviour Survey is an incredibly useful resource for us..."

Feedback from clients is just one of the items featured in our most recent SHEUNews.
Another comment is, "The survey data for (us) are very useful ... This is especially important when evaluating the impact of interventions regarding alcohol or other areas...".

A Sad Week

It's been a sad week as many of our friends and colleagues lost their jobs in local authorities at the end of March. 

The energy and momentum of the Healthy Schools programme was inspiring and we hope that the networks that have been created around the country and the lessons learned over the last ten years will be preserved.

Winter wonderland

ImageDevon is looking fabulous but we are struggling to run our usual service today (Monday20th).  In particular, we might not be able to answer the 'phone.  We will read email (some of us from home), and do what we can to respond promptly.

Contact form: /contact

Homophobic bullying in schools - Stonewall study

In 2006, we were asked by Stonewall, the lesbian and gay lobbying organisation, to host an online survey about homophobic bullying.
Over 1145 young people from across the UK took part in the survey.
The key findings were:

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