• 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

The Organisation of PSHE Education in the Curriculum
The Organisation of PSHE Education in the Curriculum
Learning objectives

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

  • understand the different delivery models for PSHE education
  • appreciate the advantages and disadvantages of each approach
  • understand the concept of a ‘whole school approach’ and that of the ‘healthy school’.
Before we start

Think back to your own experience of PSHE education or consider a school with which you are familiar. How was PSHE education organised? How did the organisation of the programme contribute to or limit its effectiveness?


Secondary schools use a variety of structures to provide PSHE education for ...

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