Balancing Acts in Personal, Social and Health Education: A Practical Guide for Teachers, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Balancing Acts in Personal, Social and Health Education

A Practical Guide for Teachers, 1st Edition

By Judith Ryder, Lesley Campbell

Routledge

308 pages

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This book, originally published in 1988, is designed for two types of reader: teachers trying out active learning methods and those with responsibilities for curriculum coordination and staff development. Its view of PSHE, and of the balance between personal and social values, is argued in relation to theoretical and practical questions which teachers can explore through a variety of exercises as they read. The authors offer four models of PSHE and a technique to help teachers identify these different approaches in practice. A framework is suggested for distinguishing PSHE form other areas, including the Pastoral Curriculum, Health Education, Moral Education and Careers Education, and a procedure, using grids, is described to help identify which elements of PSHE are being taught and by whom. Given their commitment to a holistic view of health, in which both individuality and collaboration have a place, the authors argue for active teaching methods and include examples of a wide range of PSHE exercises and evaluation techniques for use in schools. The book also discusses the importance of ‘healthy’ whole school organisation and suggests strategies for staff development.

Table of Contents

List of Figures. List of Exercises. Introduction. 1. What is PSHE? 2. The Social Condition 3. Models of PSHE and the Pastoral Curriculum 4. The Needs of Adolescents 5. PSHE and the Curriculum 6. The Teaching Methodology of PSHE 7. The Healthy School 8. Staff Development/INSET for PSHE 9. PSHE in Further Education. Conclusion. Appendices: 1. Abbreviations 2. Glossary 3. Agencies 4. Resources. Bibliography. Index.

About the Authors

Judith Ryder and Lesley Campbell

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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EDUCATION / General