• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

This book provides an overview essential for a proper understanding of effective approaches to PSHE education in secondary education and the valuable role it can play in promoting the health and wellbeing of adolescents. Coverage includes: • The importance and scope of PSHE education • The theory and research evidence for effective practice in the secondary school • School structures which support effective teaching and learning in PSHE education • Assessment for, and of, learning in PSHE education • The role of visiting experts in PSHE education • Overlaps with pastoral and therapeutic support

Economic Wellbeing and PSHE Education
Economic Wellbeing and PSHE Education
Learning objectives

Through reading and reflecting on the content of this chapter you will begin to:

  • understand the place of economic wellbeing in PSHE education
  • understand some routes into this area of the curriculum.
Before we start

What sorts of issues come into your head when you think about ‘economic wellbeing’?


PSHE education has had a lot of different names during its evolution and the most recent was introduced in the National Curriculum in 2008 with the addition of economic wellbeing and financial capability as one of the two programmes of study, the other being personal wellbeing. Personal, social and health education (PSHE) evolved ...

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