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Winning Hearts and Minds: How to promote health and well-being through participation in adult learning

This publication is out of print. A scanned PDF is attached below.

You can also contact the author, Kathryn James via this website > register >networking in the left hand sidebar > find someone > search 'Kathryn James' > send message via the website.

Winning Hearts and Minds is a guide to setting up a ‘Prescriptions for learning’ project – an initiative that bases a Learning Advisor in a GP surgery or health centre to take referrals of individuals and work with them to access appropriate learning opportunities.

‘Prescriptions for Learning’ addresses two key government objectives: to tackle health inequalities and to widen participation in learning. This guide offers everything you need to know about ‘Prescriptions for learning’, from why it is such a valuable and worthwhile project, to how a new project can be set up and run, and how an existing project can be sustained and embedded within existing services in your area.

The book incorporates case studies and quotes from learners and practitioners, contact details of leading members of existing projects and useful websites, as well as sample materials from existing projects.

In short, it provides all you need to win over the hearts and minds of health and education sector practitioners and managers to the idea of ‘Prescriptions for Learning’ as a means to widen participation and tackle health inequalities.

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James, Kathryn
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Leicester: NIACE
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