• 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

Key Data on Adolescence in 2015
Key Data on Adolescence in 2015

Adolescence is a critical time for laying the foundation for health and wellbeing in adulthood. Collating age specific data about this age group can lead to a better understanding of their health needs, and can help us to provide more appropriate, youth friendly health services.

In this 10th anniversary edition of the biennial Key Data on Adolescence we draw on publically available data relating to young people aged 10–24 years, looking at the social determinants of health, information about health behaviour and lifestyle, sexual health, mental health, physical health and long-term conditions, and use of health care services.

  • Demographics: There are 11.7 million young people aged 10–24 in the UK; one in five of the ...
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