Early school leavers: a needs assessment from a nutrition perspective
Project Reference: 08-2010
Commencement Date: October, 2010
Project Duration: 12 months
This project aimed to carry out a systematic review of the services, structures and networks for early school leavers in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. A telephone survey of existing service providers was carried out in order to identify (1) the key existing health promotion activities and (2) the gaps in activities focussing on healthy eating and active lifestyles that target early school leavers.
All potential healthy eating and physical activity related programmes appropriate and acceptable to the target audience were also identified.
Dr Michelle Share, Trinity College Dublin
Dr Barbara Stewart-Knox, University of Ulster, Coleraine
Share, M. and Hennessy, M. (eds) (2012) Young People, Food and Alternative Education and Care, Seminar Proceedings, 23 November 2011, TCD, Dublin, Children’s Research Centre.