Why the development of good character matters more than the passing of exams. An article by Dr Anthony Seldon in the June issue 2013 of the Education and Health (E&H) journal. EéH is published by the Schools Health Education Unit (SHEU)
Education and Health is an open access journal aimed at those involved with education and health who are concerned with the health and wellbeing of young people.
Weblink also to archive of articles from 1983
The Schools Health Education Unit (SHEU) have been talking to young people, about their health and wellbeing, for over 30 years. Responses from over 400,000 12-15 year olds cover issues about visiting and feeling at ease with the doctor.
How is the link between learner and technology made in mobile learning? What is the value of the concept of ‘affordances’? And how does research articulating this concept act to position mobile devices as ‘technologies for learning’? This literature review used both unstructured and structured search samples of published research on mobile learning to critically evaluate the prevalence and influence of the concept of the affordances of mobile technologies. Actor-network theory is drawn on as a theoretical lens through which to critically consider how this concept is articulated.
#SHEUres links to research about sefl-esteem, children and young people. This is not a definitive list from the Schools Health Education Unit: if you have more links to pdf or full text please let us know.
Cycling has significance for children and young people that adults are prone to forget. It is great fun, it can expand the territory over which children can get around on their own, it is usually a social activity and it allows for close engagement and interaction with the people, places and objects encountered en route.
This review summarises and examines the public policy evidence and arguments on cycling and children and young people’s health, well-being and safety. It includes a discussion of the evidence and arguments on the issue of cycle helmets.
This guide aims to support teachers with addressing the issue of pornography in lessons.
- Why it needs to be addressed (also outlined in TES resources on 31/08/12)
- Tips before you start
- Developing a scheme of work around porn and sex in the media.
-Sex in the Media
-Pornography and the Law
-Attitudes and Values
- Further Resources
- Training providers
- Other Useful Resources and Links
This study focuses on learning about fish biodiversity via mobile devices in a situated learning scenario. Mobile devices do not only facilitate relating the presented information to the real world in a direct way; they also allow the provision of dynamic representations on demand. This study asks whether mobile devices are suited to support knowledge acquisition in a situated learning scenario and whether providing dynamic content is an additional benefit of mobile devices in combination with a real-world experience.