• 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

Theory, Evidence and Practical Approaches to Effective Teaching and Learning in PSHE Education
Theory, Evidence and Practical Approaches to Effective Teaching and Learning in PSHE Education
Learning objectives

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

  • understand the principles that underpin effective PSHE education and the evidence for them
  • be familiar with one approach to teaching PSHE education
  • consider a range of active learning techniques that work well in PSHE lessons.
Before we start

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