Friday, June 7, 2013 - 13:34

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

Friday, May 24, 2013 - 13:31

Free research resource from SHEU for those concerned with young people's health and wellbeing
Topics - Food : Drugs : SRE/RSE : Exercise : Education : Lifestyle : Health
Example - ‘Getting fit basically just means, like, nonfat’: children's lessons in fitness and fatness
Monthly updates - - JOIN NOW - - click to find all latest links about 5-11 year olds

Friday, May 17, 2013 - 15:13

Following a SHEU school survey in 1981, a Health Coordinator in a comprehensive school wrote one of the first articles for the journal Education and Health (see below).
Among the valuable bits of information gleaned from the survey were results also supported by a youth leader from a nearby youth club.
Which one of the following did the youth leader feel was the main health problem among local teenagers ...?
Drug taking
Personal hygiene
Alcohol abuse
Lack of sex education / poor relationships

Friday, May 10, 2013 - 09:10

Welcome to possibly the best free resource with links to research about children young people health and wellbeing.
This service first developed in January 2006 and grew from SHEU's health and wellbeing research work with young people and their health related behaviour.
You can have the latest links sent to your email address.
The archive holds the links under each topic eg. Drugs, SRE/RSE, Food, Exercise etc.

Friday, April 26, 2013 - 12:38

Here's a Word Search maker. 

It's a Excel 2010 spreadsheet.  You can print directly from the Excel sheet or paste from it into your favourite word processor.

It has macros enabled; the macro makes it easier to see what you are doing and to produce an solution grid (all the distractor letters are randomly generated, and are shown as white-on-white for the solution grid).

I'm sure you can do this sort of thing for yourselves, but you might find it useful if you haven't done it for yourself just yet...

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 14:15

Young people, beer and lager - another SHEUByte [bite-sized research resource].
Since 1983, 14-15 yr old boys report that, after beer, their second favourite alcoholic drink is ...?
To find the answer and read the SHEUByte ... follow this link

Friday, April 5, 2013 - 14:30

Recent item added to the links to research news about 11-16 year olds :
Can the provision of games equipment at school break time increase the physical activity levels of adolescents? Alice Carter and Adam Evans.
To find all the links please click here

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 14:01

Do television and electronic games predict children's psychosocial adjustment? Longitudinal research using the UK Millennium Cohort Study.
Research from Dr Alison Parkes et al.

Monday, March 25, 2013 - 11:36

Welcome to the latest links to research about 11-16 year olds and .. Food .. Drugs .. RSE ..Education ..Exercise.
Included in this list of over 80 links -
Maternal education, home environments, and the development of children and adolescents.
Don't tell me what I should do, but what others do ...fruit consumption in adolescents.
‘Once upon a time I used to be active’ ... adolescent girls.
To find the links CLICK HERE

Friday, March 22, 2013 - 11:51

In the recent issue of Education and Health, (2013, 31:1), there are a number of articles about mental health issues and young people. Contributors, from around the world, comment on a paper from Canada that evaluated a campaign to improve awareness and attitudes of young people towards mental health issues (Livingston et al., 2012). One of the commentators, Paula Lavis, writes that, "The stigma associated with mental health can have a profound impact on young people.