Posts Tagged evidence-based practice

Using Evidence in the Classroom: What Works and Why?

About this resource This summary presents the findings and conclusions from a rapid evidence review written and published by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER). Our review synthesises what is currently known about effective approaches to school and teacher engagement with evidence and highlights ‘weak spots’ or areas for attention […]

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Using research evidence – a practice guide

  This guide has been designed by the Centre for Youth Impact to help organisations improve the way they work by using evidence effectively. It aims to help you understand how and when evidence can be used, what types of evidence can be found, where to find it, and how you […]

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Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM)

The Young Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has a mission to educate, inform and safeguard young people against the problems of gambling and social gaming. YGAM delivers its social purpose and derives social benefit for the UK through the delivery of the following three products: Train the Trainer workshops YGAM delivers […]

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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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School-based alcohol and drug education and prevention – what works?

This briefing paper intends to equip and guide those working in educational settings when considering which alcohol and drug education and prevention programme they should run. It outlines some approaches that evidence shows work and cautions on some that don’t. The briefing paper aims to enable educators to make a more […]

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May 19, 2016 – Improving Schools-Based Alcohol and Drugs Education

On Thursday 19th May ADEPIS Programme Manager, Jamila Boughelaf, was invited to speak at the Primary Care and Public Health 2016 Conference in Birmingham. Jamila talked about effective ways to improve school-based alcohol and drug education, ensuring the use and promotion of best practice. On the day it was stressed […]

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