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Mittmann, Silke; Austel, Anja; Ellrott, Thomas – Health Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effects of the Cancer Society of Lower Saxony's school-based nutrition education programme "5-a-day for kids", designed to increase children's fruit and vegetable consumption. Intervention: the programme included three parts (each 45 minutes): education-based classroom session;…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, Nutrition Instruction, Comprehensive School Health Education
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Stewart, Donald – Health Education, 2014
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a review of an Australian health promoting schools (HPS) project to identify key features of the concept of resilience and how it can be used in a school setting to develop and strengthen protective factors in young people, as a mechanism for improving social functioning and reducing involvement in…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Comprehensive School Health Education, Literature Reviews, Grade 3
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Nordentoft, Helle Merete; Wistoft, Karen – Health Education, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the process and learning outcomes of peer collaboration in a Danish health developmental project in school health nursing. The paper explores how peer collaboration influences the school nurses' collaborative learning and competence development. Design/methodology/approach: The article is based…
Descriptors: Educational Development, School Nurses, Focus Groups, Cooperation
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Brindal, Emily; Hendrie, Gilly; Thompson, Kirrilly; Blunden, Sarah – Health Education, 2012
Purpose: This paper aims to describe Australian children's perceptions of healthiness and sources of health knowledge in order to develop an understanding of young children's perceptions, knowledge and sources of influence to guide future behaviour change and health promotion strategies. Design/methodology/approach: One-hour interactive focus…
Descriptors: Health Education, Physical Activities, Health Promotion, Focus Groups
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Lansdow, Richard; Issae, Wahab; Katala, Sidney; Mwaisumo, Rose – Health Education, 2005
Purpose: The primary aim of the work reported here is to determine whether a low cost teaching approach which had been successfully used in one region of Tanzania (Tanga) could be introduced to other teachers in a different region by teachers, rather than outside experts. A second aim is to determine whether changes occurred in children's…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Health Education, Research Methodology, Community Action