(Short Course) Health, Mental Health and Wellbeing in Education Settings

Course details

  • Location Wrexham
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Why choose this course?

This exciting and challenging course will provide participants with knowledge and understanding related to the Health and Wellbeing ALE.

Explore the topics of health, mental health and wellbeing as they relate to young people in today’s society, as well as consider the content, design and delivery of this ALE and examine innovative teaching pedagogy that could be utilised by teachers to develop healthy and confident learners.

Key course features

  • Explore the health, mental health and wellbeing challenges among children and young people, and the factors influencing the health of this population.
  • Develop your understanding of the Curriculum for Wales 2022, with ‘Health and Wellbeing’ identified as one of the six Areas of Learning and Experience (ALE).
  • Gain 30 HE credits on completion.

What you will study

  • Health and wellness challenges among children and young people.
  • Determinants of health and wellbeing among children and young people.
  • The lifelong benefits of developing health and wellbeing at an early age.
  • A whole school approach to health and wellbeing.
  • Motivation, resilience, empathy and decision-making.
  • The background, content and design of the Curriculum for Wales 2022.
  • Innovative teaching pedagogy for developing healthy and well learners.
  • Strengths and challenges associated with the Curriculum for Wales 2022.

Entry requirements & applying

To register your interest, please contact enterprise@glyndwr.ac.uk



Teaching & Assessment

Participants will be required to produce a 5,000-word case study that considers the implementation of the Health and Wellbeing ALE in an education setting of their choosing.


Fees & funding


Course dates

The course will be delivered between March and April 2022, and participants will be able to study completely online, in the classroom, or a combination of the two. For further details, please email the course leader – Sharon.Wheeler@glyndwr.ac.uk.