1st Edition

School Health Education in Changing Times Curriculum, pedagogies and partnerships

    162 Pages
    by Routledge

    162 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book explores the complex nexus of discourses, principles and practices within which educators mobilise school-based health education. Through an interrogation of the ideas informing particular models and approaches to health education, the authors provide critical insights into the principles and practices underpinning approaches to health education policy, curriculum, pedagogy and assessment.

    1. Introduction  2. Schooling Health: Governmentality and Health Education  3. Whose Bodies and Whose Health?  4. Contemporary Curriculum Making and Health Education  5. Pedagogies of Health Education  6. Assessing Health Education  7. Porous Classrooms: Negotiating School and Community Partnerships  8. A Whole School Approach to Health Education  9. Conclusion


    Deana Leahy is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia. She has researched and taught in the field of Health Education for over 20 years.

    Lisette Burrows is a Professor in the School of Physical Education, University of Otago, New Zealand. She has been researching and teaching health and physical education pedagogy for the past 20 years.

    Louise McCuaig is a Senior Lecturer and Program Convenor of the Health and Physical Education Teacher Education Program at The University of Queensland, Australia.

    Jan Wright is a Professorial Fellow in the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Wollongong, Australia. She has taught health education for over 35 years in schools and teacher education.

    Dawn Penney is a Professor in the Faculty of Education at Monash University, Australia, and an Honorary Visiting Fellow in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, UK.