Posts Tagged alcohol and drugs education

Alcohol and drug education in 2017: our findings

Improvements in PSHE provision, especially alcohol and drug education, are essential to ensuring students’ academic, personal and social wellbeing is supported. This report indicates that little has changed in the thinking of schools, students or other stakeholders since our report on the evaluation of Mentor-ADEPIS in 2013. Many thanks to Angela […]

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Updating your drugs policy to include NPS

In previous briefing papers, Mentor looked at the impact of new psychoactive substances on public health and drugs education. Schools and practitioners should also update their drugs policy to take account of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS). Every school’s drugs policy should include new psychoactive substances (NPS), formerly known as “legal […]

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Webinar: Evidence-based approaches to alcohol and drug prevention in schools

On 17th October 2017, Ian MacDonald provided an introductory overview of evidence-based approaches which can be adopted when delivering alcohol and drug education in classroom settings. View the webinar by clicking the video link below:

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Findings from our survey into drug and alcohol education

Many thanks to the PSHE Association for carrying out this research for us, the 288 teachers who took part in the survey, and in particular the 20 who gave up their time for in-depth interviews. The key findings are set out below, and more can be found in the full […]

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