Title: Social and Personal Learning (Life Skills) In Higher Education, A Guide

Authors: Patricia Mannix Mc Namara & Tom Geary

Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing

 

About: The life skills materials contained in this book were developed in response to the changing and diverse needs of students in higher education.  Students now face increasing pressures in terms of challenges to their health and well being. They have particular needs with regards to personal development and decision making skills.  Life Skills aims to promote a holistic approach to education, to build student confidence in a range of different contexts and to teach practical coping skills and transferable skills as part of a life-long learning process.

 

 

Title: Social and Personal Learning (Life Skills) In Higher Education, A Guide

Authors: Tom Geary & Patricia Mannix Mc Namara

Publisher: Ger Browne Print & Design Ltd

 

About:  This report outlines the context of the research, surveys the literature, gives details of the methodology, and presents the research data.  It also discusses the issues emerging from the data, and makes recommendations for policy development, for support services and schools.

 



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Title: Implementation of Social,Personal & Health Education at Junior Cycle ( National Survey Report)

Authors: Tom Geary & Patricia Mannix Mc Namara

Publisher: University of Limerick

 

About: This report presents the results from the national survey into the implementation of Social Personal and Health Education (SPHE) in second level schools since its introduction in 2000.  The report was commissioned by the management team for the implementation of SPHE at Junior Cycle.  The reports outlines the views of principals, teachers/coordinators of SPHE and those not involved in the teaching of SPHE.

 

Link: http://bit.ly/1GqjiQH