I’ve just added a page to our static website which has some of the key [on-line] documents for drug education in England. I’d be grateful for any additional thoughts on things to include.
At the moment the list reads as follows:
Drugs: Guidance for Schools – The DfES guidance to schools about drug education and drug issues in school
Joining Forces – Guidance for the police about working with schools on drug education and drug issues. This document also applies to the police service in Wales and Northern Ireland.
Drugs; Guidance for the Youth Service – a document produced by DrugScope and Alcohol Concern for those working in informal education settings. [This is published tomorrow]
Drugs: Guidance for Further Education Institutions – a DrugScope document.
Drug use, smoking and drinking among young people in England in 2005 – an annual government survey of pupils between 11 and 15 year olds.
Statistics on Young People and Drug Misuse: England, 2006
Trends in Death Associated With Abuse of Volatile Substances 1971 – 2004 – this is an annual report and includes data on deaths amongst young people.
Underage drinking: findings from the 2004 Offending, Crime and Justice Survey – Findings paper from the Home Office.
Drug Education in Schools – 2005 report evaluating the quality of drug education programmes observed in schools.
Healthy Schools Healthy Children? – an evaluation of the contribution of education to pupils’ health and well-being.
Every Child Matters / National Drug Strategy:
Every Child Matters: Change for Children Young People and Drugs
Updated Drug Strategy 2002
Units of work – useful materials for teachers.
Pathways to Problems: Hazardous use of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs by young people in the UK and its implications for policy – the 2006 report by the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.
Filed under: key documents