Posts Tagged whole school approaches

September 22, 2016 – Raising the standard: tools and tips to improve alcohol and drug prevention

Mentor is determined to bring evidence-based practice to mainstream education. We are doing this through the delivery of free regional seminars through our Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS), exploring quality assessed programmes by the Centre for Analysis of Youth Transitions (CAYT). On Thursday 22nd September we were […]

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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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July 7, 2015 – Unplugged: Life-skills for thriving youth

Mentor are determined to bring evidence-based practice to mainstream education. We will do this through the delivery of free regional seminars exploring best practice in prevention and showcasing CAYT quality-assessed programmes for young people. On Tuesday 7th July we held the first seminar of the series, which looked at Unplugged. Unplugged Programme […]

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Life lessons: PSHE and SRE in schools

We welcome the publication of the Commons Education Select Committee report about the status of PSHE and SRE in schools. On 23rd April 2014 the Education Select Committee launched an inquiry seeking written evidence on the status of PSHE and SRE in schools. Mentor submitted written evidence and our CEO […]

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November 11, 2014 – Engaging parents in alcohol and drug education

On Tuesday 11th November the Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS) was in Leeds to share some useful advice for practitioners willing to better engage parents and families in alcohol and drug education. The day was opened by Helena Conibear, Director of the Alcohol Education Trust who […]

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PSHE in schools – Education Committee debate

On the basis of evidence submitted in June to the Education Select Committee inquiry on Personal, Social, Health, and Economic education in schools, our CEO Michael O’Toole was invited as a witness, alongside other experts, to provide evidence at the House of Commons debate on Tuesday 4th November.   The […]

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PSHE to prepare our pupils for life

“A curriculum to prepare us for life” (League of Young Voters UK) What is the role of Personal, Social, Health and Economic education in the new curriculum? The ‘Associate Parliamentary Group for Parents and Families’ debate held yesterday afternoon at the House of Commons pointed out the vital role for […]

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February 14, 2014 – Drug education and prevention: a primary school perspective

Mentor are determined to bring evidence-based practice to mainstream education. We will do this through the delivery of free regional seminars exploring best practice in prevention and showcasing promising programmes for young people. On Friday 14th February the Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service challenged the harsh weather and […]

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Addressing youth violence and gangs

This Home Office advice is for leaders, their senior teams and staff that are in schools or colleges affected by gangs or low-level youth violence. School and college leaders should be able to: develop skills and knowledge to resolve conflict as part of the curriculum; challenge aggressive behaviour in ways […]

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Nottingham DrugAware

The DrugAware programme was developed in Nottingham, enabling schools in the city to implement a comprehensive approach to drug prevention. The data collected so far suggests real benefits from this approach: About the programme The programme has been implemented in both primary and secondary schools, as well as special schools and […]

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