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26/05/2008

Tool Information

Settings: Education
MHP Steps: Preparation
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Languages: English
URL: Click here for Tool Website
Publication Information: - Ian Warwick, Claire Maxwell, Antonia Simon, June Statham, Peter Aggleton (2006). Mental health and emotional well-being of students in further education- a scoping study. TCRU: London.

Evaluation: Yes
Free: Unknown
Restrictions on Use: Unknown
Tool Focus: Organisation
Tool Type: Screening Tool/Questionnaire
Download(s): Mental Health and Well-Being - 223 KB

Tool Description

The study looks at pupils that are leaving a school and who are entering further or higher education. These are stressfull times. Thus, the study explored how to promote positive mental health and emotional well-being and responses on mental health problems by institutions.

Tool Characteristics

Application in the Field: General use in one country
Tool mainly used in: United Kingdom
Stage of Development: Recently produced(2-3 years)
Evaluation and Research: Studies/Technical Data available
Beneficiary Involvement in Design: Descriptor not applicable

Evaluation Description

The study drew on four main sources of data collected between October, 2005 and January, 2006: • An overview of relevant literature • Interviews with ‘key informants’ representing 13 organisations with an interest in promoting student mental health in this sector • A postal survey of 150 FE colleges in England, which achieved a 37% response rate • Detailed case studies of five colleges with experience of addressing mental health issues among younger students (aged 19 and under)

Contact Details

Contact Name: Ian Warwick, Claire Maxwell, Antonia Simon, June Statham, Peter Aggleton
Organisation Name: Thomas Coram Research Unit (TCRU), Institute of Education, University of London
Address: 20 Bedford Way
Postal Code: London WC1H 0AL
Country: United Kingdom
Email: info@ioe.ac.uk
Telephone: 020 7612 6000

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