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O'Toole, Catriona – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to scrutinise two ostensibly disparate approaches to school-based mental health promotion and offer a conceptual foundation for considering possible synergies between them. Design/methodology/approach: The paper examines current conceptualisations of child and youth mental health and explores how these inform…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Health Promotion, Health Education, Intervention
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Burrows, Lisette – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore ways in which children and young people are being positioned as change agents for families through school health promotion initiatives in New Zealand. Design/methodology/approach: The paper maps and describes the kinds of policies and initiatives that directly or indirectly regard children as…
Descriptors: Children, Family (Sociological Unit), Health, Change Agents
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Roy, Amit; Ikonen, Risto; Keinonen, Tuula; Kumar, Kuldeep – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: Rising trends in alcohol consumption and early drinking initiation pose serious health risks especially for adolescents. Learner's prior knowledge about alcohol gained from the social surroundings and the media are important sources that can impact the learning outcomes in health education. The purpose of this paper is to map adolescents'…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Health Education, Foreign Countries
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Segrott, Jeremy; Holliday, Jo; Murphy, Simon; Macdonald, Sarah; Roberts, Joan; Moore, Laurence; Phillips, Ceri – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The teaching of cooking is an important aspect of school-based efforts to promote healthy diets among children, and is frequently done by external agencies. Within a limited evidence base relating to cooking interventions in schools, there are important questions about how interventions are integrated within school settings. The purpose…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooking Instruction, Intervention, Mobile Classrooms
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Rathi, Neha; Riddell, Lynn; Worsley, Anthony – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: School-based nutrition education programmes have the potential to reinforce healthy dietary behaviours in adolescents. The purpose of this paper is to understand the views of secondary school students in Kolkata, India, regarding the food and nutrition curriculum, food skill acquisition at school and home and barriers to learning food…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Foods Instruction
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Dresler, Emma; Whitehead, Dean; Mather, Aimee – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: It is known that the consumption of fruits and vegetables in children is declining despite wide-spread national and international policy attempts to increase consumption. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the experiences of children's consumption of fruits and vegetables so as to facilitate better health education targeting.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Eating Habits, Nutrition, Dietetics
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Darlington, Emily Joan; Simar, Carine; Jourdan, Didier – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: Implementing health promotion programmes in schools is key to improving children's health and well-being but difficulties in achieving expected results are often reported in the research literature. Discrepancies between expected and achieved outcomes can originate from differences in contexts. Understanding how interactions between…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Health Education, High Schools, Interviews
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Pickett, Karen; Rietdijk, Willeke; Byrne, Jenny; Shepherd, Jonathan; Roderick, Paul; Grace, Marcus – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand early career teachers' perceptions of the impact of a pre-service health education programme on their health promotion practice in schools and the contextual factors that influence this. Design/methodology/approach: Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 14 primary and secondary trainee…
Descriptors: Health Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Semi Structured Interviews, Elementary School Teachers
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Boberova, Zuzana; Paakkari, Leena; Ropovik, Ivan; Liba, Jozef – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the findings of an intervention program built on the concept of children's health literacy, particularly on its citizenship component. This intervention program employed the Investigation-Vision-Action-Change model for action-oriented teaching, where children were supported to investigate different…
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Political Issues, Foreign Countries, Intervention
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McGlashan, Hayley; Fitzpatrick, Katie – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: Previous research examining the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer (LGBTQ) youth in schools suggests that schools are not inclusive places for non-heterosexual students. Some scholars, however, suggest that a continued focus on how these young people are marginalised is itself a problem, and that research should also…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Identity, Sexual Orientation, Social Attitudes
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Fane, Jennifer; Schulz, Samantha – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: Equipping pre-service teachers with the skills and knowledge needed to teach health in socially critical ways requires pre-service teachers to examine and critique individualistic understandings of health. The purpose of this paper is to use Bourdieu's concepts of the bodily hexis (the body as both separate from society (autonomous…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Health Education, Human Body
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Barry, Margaret M.; Clarke, Aleisha Mary; Dowling, Katherine – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a critical perspective on the international evidence on promoting young people's social and emotional well-being in schools. The challenges of integrating evidence-based interventions within schools are discussed and the need for innovative approaches to research and practice are considered in order…
Descriptors: Well Being, Social Development, Emotional Development, Case Studies
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Olynick, Janna; Iliopulos, Alexandra; Li, Han Z. – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The patient healthcare experience is a complex phenomenon, as is encouraging patient compliance with medical advice. To address this multifaceted relationship, the purpose of this paper is to explore the ways resident physicians verbally encourage patient compliance and the relationship between these compliance-seeking strategies and…
Descriptors: Physician Patient Relationship, Compliance (Psychology), Gender Differences, Medical Evaluation
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Melson, Elniee; Bridle, Christopher; Markham, Wolfgang – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report the process evaluation of a pilot randomised control trial of an anti-smoking intervention for Malaysian 13-14-year olds, conducted in 2011/2012. It was hypothesised that trained peer supporters would promote non-smoking among classmates through informal conversations. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Smoking, Health Behavior, Intervention
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Sheikh, Afzal; Vadera, Sunil; Ravey, Michael; Lovatt, Gary; Kelly, Grace – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: Over 200,000 young people in the UK embark on a smoking career annually, thus continued effort is required to understand the types of interventions that are most effective in changing perceptions about smoking amongst teenagers. Several authors have proposed the use of social norms programmes, where correcting misconceptions of what is…
Descriptors: Smoking, Social Behavior, Behavior Standards, Student Attitudes
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