Principles for drug education in schools: Beyond the visions

Fritz, Eva M. and Carroll, Annemaree (1999) Principles for drug education in schools: Beyond the visions. Queensland Journal of Educational Research, 15 2: 245-257.


Author Fritz, Eva M.
Carroll, Annemaree
Title Principles for drug education in schools: Beyond the visions
Journal name Queensland Journal of Educational Research
ISSN 1329-0703
Publication date 1999
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 15
Issue 2
Start page 245
End page 257
Total pages 13
Place of publication Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Publisher Queensland Institute for Educational Research
Collection year 1999
Language eng
Subject C1
330101 Educational Psychology
740201 Secondary education
Abstract The purpose of the present research was to examine the extent to which the practices of drug education in a rural Queensland high school were based on the Principles for Drug Education proposed by the School Development in Health Education Project. The Principles for Drug Education are the only nationally accepted principles that fulfil Education Queensland's criteria to provide drug programs that are consistent with accepted principles for drug education in schools. Eighty-two students from Years 9, 10 and 11, and three teachers completed questionnaires which were specifically designed for the study. The results have implications for the implementation of drug education programs in schools. Developers of drug education programs need to promote their programs in schools; schools need support in terms of teacher education and professional resources.
Q-Index Code C1

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Education Publications
 
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