Month: May 2014
Viv Bennett, the Department of Health’s Director of Nursing, recently posted a great blog on how consulting with young people makes for more effective Public Health messages.
Titled “Nothing about us without us”, she comments on how “listening to children and young people is core to PHE and Department of Health values”. For 5 years now that is exactly what we have been doing with our R U Different? programme which uncovers real attitudes and perceptions of young people on numerous topics including tobacco, alcohol, sex & relationships and drugs. Schools can then use this information as a framework for PHSE lessons whilst ticking all important Ofsted boxes. Read the rest of this entry »
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With the academic year end in sight, our team are already making their plans for September.
If you are a Local Authority, School, Charity or Individual looking to achieve positive and measurable impact by working with young people we’d love to hear from you. Read the rest of this entry »
This entry was posted in Alcohol Reduction, Education and PSHE, Public Health, Social Marketing, Social Norms and tagged alcohol reduction, charities, franchise, health objectives, local authorities, Ofsted, PSHE, schools, social enterprise, social norms, young people, youth engagement.