Substance Misuse and Cross-Curricular Approaches - Aberdeen University December 2008


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Presentation on the direction of Health and Wellbeing in education in Scotland and Substance Miuse Prevention and Education using 'Shared Responsibility' as a context for learning.

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Substance Misuse and Cross-Curricular Approaches - Aberdeen University December 2008

  1. 1. Substance Misuse Prevention and Education Louise Jones
  2. 2. Highland Drug & Alcohol Action Team (HDAAT) The Highland Council NHS Highland now incorporating Argyll & Bute CHP (ADAT) For Highlands Children 3 Your Choice to Healthy Living 225 School and 5 Intensive Support Centres Highland Profile
  3. 3. Scottish Learning Festival 2008
  4. 4. National Direction
  5. 5. Schools (Health Promotion and Nutrition) (Scotland) Act 2007 <ul><li>schools are ‘health promoting’ </li></ul><ul><li>nutritional standards – all food/drink provided in school </li></ul><ul><li>promote school lunches and free school meals </li></ul><ul><li>protect the identity of those taking a free school meal </li></ul><ul><li>principles of sustainable development </li></ul>HMIE – Health & Nutrition Inspector (HNI)
  6. 6. Health and Wellbeing Es and Os Curriculum? “ Learning through health and wellbeing promotes confidence, independent thinking and positive attitudes and dispositions. Because of this, it is the responsibility of every teacher to contribute to learning and development in this area.” Building the Curriculum 1
  7. 7. Health and Wellbeing Es and Os Three levels <ul><li>Area of the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Permeates all aspects of school life </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility of all </li></ul>Engagement and consultation through trialling
  8. 8. Health and Wellbeing Six Organisers <ul><li>Mental, Emotional, Social and Physical Wellbeing </li></ul><ul><li>Planning for Choices and Changes </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport </li></ul><ul><li>Food and Health </li></ul><ul><li>Substance Misuse </li></ul><ul><li>Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood </li></ul>
  9. 9. Cross curricular approaches Education Learning experiences which are rich, meet different styles of learning and promote young people to become confident individuals, responsible citizens, effective contributors and successful learners. Across ages and stages. Resources….blueprint, get real, choices for life, risk watch, heart start. collaborative learning methods , leading edge resources. Prevention… Sense of self-efficacy, identification of strengths, consistent and correct knowledge and information setting up lifestyles for life, explodes ‘social norms’. Across ages and stages, recognising achievements, career aspirations and leisure activities.
  10. 10. Shared Responsibility <ul><li>Provides a context for learning </li></ul><ul><li>New Cross Curricular Approach </li></ul><ul><li>Tapping into new ways of thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Use Web 2.0 Technologies </li></ul>Pilot Projects
  11. 11. Context for Learning
  12. 12. Delicious Links <ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Louise Jones