Taking action on smoking and health
By reviewing and updating the way tobacco education is delivered in school you can actively promote a smoke-free culture in your school environment and local community.
These resources are designed to support teachers to deliver high-quality education on tobacco issues and help equip young people to make confident and responsible decisions on smoking and their health and wellbeing.
Subject teachers play an important role in delivering on health and wellbeing and each activity indicates where links to the experiences and outcomes are expected to be met.
Coming soon: The below resources are a preview from our new tobacco-free schools teaching pack. It will be available in the 2018/19 academic year. For more information and to pre-order the pack please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plastic pollution is in the news at the moment: single use coffee cups, bottles, plastic straws and cotton buds are under scrutiny. Yet many people are unaware that cigarette filters are the most common form of plastic litter in the world.
These short, simple classroom activities have been designed to encourage young people to investigate and understand: · the environmental impact of plastic, including cigarette butts. · that cigarette filters make cigarettes easier to smoke, not less harmful.· the volume and cost of tobacco related litter for Scotland and the world.
These activities can be delivered as a stand-alone activity or integrated into a broader programme of work on environmental issues and the impact of plastics.
Action on Smoking & Health (Scotland) (ASH Scotland) is a registered Scottish charity (SC 010412) and a company limited by guarantee(Scottish company no 141711). The registered office is 8 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 2HB.
ASH Scotland acknowledges with thanks the support of the British Heart Foundation and the Scottish Government in developing our website.