Literature Review Evaluating the Impact of PSHE on Students’ Health, Wellbeing and Academic Attainment: A report for the PSHE Association
A new evidence review by Pro Bono Economics highlights ‘very strong evidence’ that high quality PSHE learning ‘has a positive impact on academic attainment’. This latest evidence has prompted campaigners to reiterate their call for statutory status to raise quality in all schools, for all pupils.
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- 'Very strong evidence’ that PSHE (personal, social, health and economic) learning has a positive impact on academic attainment, according to independent Pro Bono Economics review.
- Disadvantaged pupils enjoy greatest benefits to academic performance
- Through its proven impact on physical and mental health, levels of bullying and general behaviour, PSHE education removes barriers to learning and develops skills that help young people succeed
- PSHE Association urges Government to follow through with proposals to make PSHE statutory, in line with other subjects, to ensure all pupils benefit.