‘Life lessons’ in schools

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Yesterday, 16th June 2015, the PSHE Association published the following press release:   Young people call for ‘life lessons’ in schools as Ministers prepare Select Committee response 16 June 2015 A new survey of young people aged 12 to 15 has … Continued

June’s Health Promotion Text

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John Kemm, a past President of IHPE has published his latest book entitled ‘Health Promotion, Ideology and Specialisms’ via Oxford University Press.   Publishers’ comments included: A comprehensive exploration of health promotion from both a theoretical and practical point of view … Continued

The Power of Sanitary Pads

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For young women in parts of East Africa, (and in other countries), discrimination, a lack of hygiene facilities and limited access to sanitary protections means many are forced to miss school during their period , and eventually drop out. They … Continued

Public Health Professionals Letter

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Over 90 public health professionals in the UK wrote a letter to the Guardian in the week of the election criticising the outgoing coalition Government for the damage its policies had done to health. As senior public health professionals we … Continued

Mike Oliver Joins IHPE Council

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Mike recently joined the Council of the Institute. We look forward to drawing on his experience of 25 years of working in organisational change. “My career change has been inspired by undertaking a BSc in psychology with the Open University,” … Continued

President’s Letter – June 2015

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I begin this month’s comments with an appeal. If you have some interesting things to say why not write something for future editions of the IHPE newsletter? I know there is a vast amount of expertise out there and I also … Continued

Campaign for Statutory PSHE Education

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The Institute of Health Promotion and Education is a member of a coalition of 100 leading organisations led by the PSHE Association convinced that PSHE education must be made a statutory part of the curriculum in England, given the huge … Continued

Safety Education – A Manifesto

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Accidents are preventable and yet they are the leading cause of death up to 39 years of age. Accidents on the roads, in the home, at school, and in the environment, account for large numbers of preventable deaths and serious … Continued