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
Chapter 4: The Organisation of PSHE Education in the Curriculum
The Organisation of PSHE Education in the Curriculum
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 ...