Health Education: Volume 122 Issue 1


Table of contents - Special Issue: Health Education's response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Global challenges and future directions

Guest Editors: Emily Darlington, Jessica Fields, Ali Greey, Deana Leahy

Pre-service teacher perceptions of teaching health education online

Vaughan Cruickshank, Casey Mainsbridge

The forced shift to online teaching delivery during COVID-19 suppression measures in 2020 was a complex challenge for Australian teachers. Teachers were given very little…

Online argumentation-based learning aided by digital concept mapping during COVID-19: implications for health management teaching and learning

Dorit Alt, Lior Naamati-Schneider

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected educational systems worldwide, forcing them to abruptly shift from face-to-face to online teaching and learning. This case study…

Navigating COVID-19 through diverse student learning communities: importance and lessons learned

Ashley Kennedy Mitchell, Amy Lovejoy Mork, Jan Hall, Carey Roth Bayer

The purpose of this case study is to describe one Southern United States of America (US), historically Black medical school's approach to adapting medical education…

Same storm, different boats! The impact of COVID-19 on the wellbeing of school communities

Catriona O’Toole, Venka Simovska

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the functioning of education systems in a multitude of ways. In Ireland schools closed on March 12th and remained closed for the…


“It's been a good time to reflect on…who isn't worth keeping around”: COVID-19, adolescent relationship maintenance and implications for health education

Alanna Goldstein, Sarah Flicker

This paper adds to the growing body of research examining the impacts of COVID-19 physical distancing measures on the everyday lives of young people. It draws on theories…

Epidemic modeling as a means to reimagine health education and policy post-COVID

Elise E. Racine, Joanna J. Bryson

As illustrated by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), epidemic models are powerful health policy tools critical for disease prevention and control, i.e. if they are fit…

How school-based health education can help young people navigate an uncertain world

Rachael Dixon, Jenny Robertson

The COVID-19 pandemic has provided us a striking demonstration that the future is dynamic, unpredictable, complex and volatile. It is increasingly important that those…


Co-operation and consistency: a global survey of professionals involved in reopening schools during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nicola J. Gray, Didier Jourdan

During the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, schools closed in haste and were expected to create virtual learning opportunities for their students while they waited to see when and…

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