Schools that neglect health education could be 'actively harming' pupils

June 2014
British Journal of School Nursing;Jun2014, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p214
Academic Journal
The article reiterates a warning by academics regarding the harmful effect of Great Britain's education policy on the health of schoolchildren. Topics discussed include a reference to an editorial piece that was published in the "British Medical Journal" regarding the neglect of health education agenda in schools and the need to integrate personal, social, health, and economic (PSHE) education as a statutory subject. It infers that healthy students perform better academically.


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