The 211 schools in the School Health Research Network are joined by the following partners:
DECIPHer researchers based at Cardiff University are working with schools to develop the School Health Research Network and ensure it meets their needs. ALPHA, a young people’s advisory group based at DECIPHer, provides additional advice and support.
Welsh Government has made available data from the 2013/14 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children survey in Wales. This data was used to provide network schools with an individualised, school-level report of their students’ health behaviours in 2015.
Cancer Research UK offers resources to schools in the network to support health education and science teaching in the curriculum and health promotion in the wider school environment.
Public Health Wales has an oversight role in the School Health Research Network and ensure that the network develops in a manner consistent with national public health priorities and programmes, such as the Welsh Network of Healthy School Schemes.
Cardiff University Community Engagement Team coordinates a wide variety of resources available to schools in the network from researchers at Cardiff University. These include support for health education and science teaching in schools, as well as for encouraging young people’s engagement with higher education through school-university collaborations.
WISERD provide a strategic link to a leading education research centre in Wales.