education

Exam culture and suicidal behaviour among young people

Alastair Sharp is Deputy Director, Samaritans, Hong Kong and Associate Professor, Department of English, Lingnan University, Hong Kong. Alastair, writing in the latest issue of Education and Health, describes the mounting evidence that examination and assessment pressures have caused a rise in mental health problems in some countries and that this may be a growing contributive factor in increasing suicidal behaviour among young people.
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Physical activity, exercise and academic achievement

"... with improved physical fitness there was no adverse effect on academic achievement"
 
In response to questions about research into physical activity and academic achievement SHEU's latest list of Internet links should help you find the answers you seek.
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Physical activity, academic attainment and achievement
 

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

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