May 11, 2021

New board elected

Each year, the SHE Board is re-elected following an election action in the group of national and regional coordinators. This year, there were three seats available - and three candidates were running. Therefore, we can announce the re-election of Nina Grieg Viig (Norwegian National Coordinator) and Tineke Vansteenkiste (Belgian National Coordinator) as board members, and we welcome a new substitute member of the Board: Gemma Cox (Welsh National Coordinator). Congratulations to Nina, Tineke and Gemma - we are very happy to have you on board!

May 7, 2021

Dates for SHE Academy 2021

The SHE Academy 2021 takes place from 13th to 15th October 2021. The theme is mental health in schools.

The SHE Academy is a unique opportunity to critically discuss research methodologies, analytical perspectives and dilemmas from practice in an international learning environment, with input by leading scholars and experts from the field of school-based health promotion and education. The course is free of charge and will take place online.

See the first announcement.

October 14, 2020

More news about the election for the SHE board

Each year, a substitute member for the SHE board is elected by the national coordinators. As only one candidate applied within the nomination deadline, Suzanne Hargreaves are elected for the next one-year periode. Congratulations!

October 7, 2020

A new SHE Board

The SHE Board is the body in charge of the SHE Network Foundation and supports the SHE secretariat, overseeing the progress and functioning of SHE between assemblies.

This year, the seats of Ivana Pavic Simetin (Croatia) and Veronica Velasco (Italy) were up for election. Both of them wanted to continue the work and as no other candidates applied within the nomination deadline, Ivana and Veronica are both elected for a new two-year periode. Congratulations!

September 8, 2020

Invitation to SHE Assembly meeting 2020

Dear national and regional coordinators,
We look forward to seeing you at the 2020 SHE Assembly meeting. The meeting will take place 29-30 October 2020 as an online event.
We will start the meeting on Thursday 29 October with registration in the morning (8:30 CET) and finish on Friday 21 June at noon (12:00 CET).

All national coordinators and regional coordinators are invited. We ask that national coordinators invite unregistered regional coordinators (coordinators that are not present at the SHE website). If you for some reason need to be represented by someone else because you are not able to come yourself, please contact Ulla Pedersen about this. Members of the SHE research group can participate as observers.

June 1, 2020

Online meeting for SHE coordinators

On 11th June 13:30-15:30 (Danish time) SHE will have its first online meeting for coordinators. This meeting does not replace the SHE Academy meeting but is a supplement that is intended to both maintain the association with the SHE and promote cooperation between the coordinators.

The aim of the meeting is for SHE's national / regional coordinators to meet and exchange experiences and ideas with particular focus on the COVID situation and the use of the various SHE tools.

Sign up for the meeting by writing to Ulla Pedersen (SHE secretariat).

March 1, 2020

New dates in October for the SHE Assembly meeting

Due to the corona situation in Europe, the SHE Assembly meeting in Finland in June 2020 is postponed. The SHE Assembly meeting will instead take place on 29-30 October. Meeting venue: Helsinki, Finland. Please wait for a reniewed invitation before signing up.

January 20, 2020

A new book: "Social Theory and Health Education"

This book is soon to be published. Many colleagues from SHE have written a chapter. It fulfils the gap we have on using social theory in research on Health Education and Health Promoting Schools. The book draws together research that demonstrates the productive and impactful ways social theory can be applied to the diversity of research in this field. Topics like digital health, and health education in sexuality, gender and health, food and nutrition, mental health and wellbeing, environment, and alcohol and drug use is covered. Have a look.

October 15, 2019

SHE Assembly Meeting 2020

The next Assembly Meeting will be held in Helsinki, Finland, on 11-12 June 2020. All coordinators will recieve information about the meeting and how to apply in February 2020.

September 6, 2019

Invitation to The Fifth International Conference on Sexuality and Sexual Education: Interaction, Interdependence and Intersectionality

The Research Centre on Child Studies (CIEC), of the University of Minho in Portugal, will be hosting the fifth International Conference on Sexuality and Sexual Education: Interaction, Interdependence and Intersectionality, November 28-30, 2019. Get all information about the conference.

This is the fifth Conference of a sequence that is held, alternately and biannually, in Portugal and Brazil, in the institutions that house a group of researchers working collaboratively in research on Sexuality and Sexual Education and that constitute the network responsible for this Conference: University of Minho (UM), University of Lisbon (UL), University of Aveiro (UA), School of Education of Coimbra (ESEC), Paulista State University "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" (UNESP), State University of Santa Catarina (UDESC).

The purpose that unifies the realization of these Conference is the study of Sexuality as an interdisciplinary theme that unfolds in several areas of investigation and intervention, among them Sexual Education. In this context, the Fifth Conference focuses on a theme that reflects one of the main current issues in sexuality and sexuality education, assuming as a central concern (re) thinking the ways of conceptualizing, working and investigating the Interaction, Interdependence and Intersectionality of social relations in this area.The target-participants are Researchers, Education Professionals (Early Childhood Educators, Teachers trainers, Secondary Education and Higher Education), Health Professionals, Students attending Courses in the fields of Education, Sexuality and Health, Psychologists, Sociologists, among others.

June 30, 2019

EU Health Programme High Level Conference in Brussels 30 september 2019

On 30 September 2019 the EU Health Programme High Level Conference in Brussels take place. The conference will highlight the results of the current and previous EU Health Programmes and present the new approach in the future Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027. Read more.

June 15, 2019

Seminar in Brussels on co-creation to develop new welfare services on 9 July 2019

The Co-creating Welfare project has developed training course material as well as a co-creation concept with guidelines, good practice examples and recommendations, which can help local welfare services to run co-creating processes with citizens and develop welfare services that correspond better to the citizens’ needs, and therefore are more sustainable. Se the programme.

May 22, 2019

Invitation 27 / 28 / 29 May 2019

As part of the dissemination of the European project Co-Creating Welfare, the French partner team are organising 3 half-days of training, during which participants from the education, social and welfare sectors will be able to discover a co-creative approach. You will have the opportunity to experiment with co-creation tools and activities, and explore their relevance to promote health and well-being through various participatory workshops. The underlying aim is to promote the integration of co-creation and co-creative processes into their professional practices. Co-creation is one of the pillars of participatory approaches which promote democratic  processes, ownership and empowerment. Se the flyer.

May 10, 2019

Invitaton to the SHE Academy 2019

Do you have an interest in school health promotion and want to know more about research methods in school health promotion? There are special workshops for researchers and for ph.d.students in the Academy. Sign up for the SHE Academy (4-6 November 2019).

See the invitation.

March 4, 2019

Invitation to SHE Assembly 2019

Once a year the national coordinators (and som regional coordinators) meet in the SHE Assembly meeting. This year (2019) the meeting will take place 20 - 21 June 2019 in Reykjavík, Iceland. We plan to start the meeting on Thursday 20 June in the morning and finish on Friday 21 June in the afternoon (16:00). It means 2-3 overnight stay in Reykjavík. Invitations are sent out to all national and regional coordinators.

The meeting venue is:
The University of Iceland
School of Education
105 Reykjavík