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Segrott, Jeremy; Holliday, Jo; Murphy, Simon; Macdonald, Sarah; Roberts, Joan; Moore, Laurence; Phillips, Ceri – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The teaching of cooking is an important aspect of school-based efforts to promote healthy diets among children, and is frequently done by external agencies. Within a limited evidence base relating to cooking interventions in schools, there are important questions about how interventions are integrated within school settings. The purpose…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooking Instruction, Intervention, Mobile Classrooms
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Nakiwala, Aisha Sembatya – Health Education, 2016
Purpose: Health education that integrates community participation is essential for malaria control. However, children's participation is not generally as active as that of adults, thus turning children into recipients, as opposed to partners in malaria control. The purpose of this paper is to develop a better understanding of how children can…
Descriptors: Health Education, Diseases, Disease Control, Case Studies
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Nordin, Lone Lindegaard – Health Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide insight into teachers' practice in implementing school-based health promotion. Design/methodology/approach: This qualitative research was designed as a multiple case study. The study involved five schools, 233 pupils in the age 12-16 and 23 teachers. The primary data generation method were focus…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Health Education, Guidelines, Life Style
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Moore, Sue N.; Murphy, Simon; Tapper, Katy; Moore, Laurence – Health Education, 2010
Purpose: Social, physical and temporal characteristics are known to influence the eating experience and the effectiveness of nutritional policies. As the school meal service features prominently in UK nutritional and health promotion policy, the paper's aim is to investigate the characteristics of the primary school dining context and their…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Nutrition, Interviews, Foreign Countries
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Clarke, Aleisha M.; O'Sullivan, Maeve; Barry, Margaret M. – Health Education, 2010
Purpose: This paper seeks to report on the evaluation of Zippy's Friends, an international emotional wellbeing programme, for primary school children in disadvantaged schools in Ireland. The paper aims to present case studies of the profile and ethos of two specific schools participating in the programme, their links with the local community, the…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Rural Schools, Disadvantaged Schools, Disadvantaged
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Rowe, Fiona; Stewart, Donald; Somerset, Shawn – Health Education, 2010
Purpose: Schools are widely accepted as having the potential to make substantial contributions to promoting healthy eating habits in children and adolescents. This paper aims to present a case study from an Australian school of how a whole-school approach, planned and implemented through a health promoting school framework, can foster improved…
Descriptors: Evidence, Qualitative Research, School Activities, Health Promotion