Recommendations for research

The guideline committee has made the following recommendations for research.

1 Components of alcohol education delivery

What components of alcohol education delivery contribute to its effectiveness for children and young people aged 11 to 18 in full-time education, and those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) up to the age of 25?

To find out why the committee made the research recommendation on components of alcohol education delivery see the rationale and impact section for planning alcohol education content and the rationale and impact section for using additional support for alcohol education.

2 Targeted school-based interventions

How effective and cost effective are individual, compared with group, education-based interventions for children and young people aged 11 to 18 in full-time education who are thought to be vulnerable to alcohol misuse?

To find out why the committee made the research recommendation on targeted school-based interventions see the rationale and impact section on selecting pupils for targeted interventions.

3 Universal interventions for people aged 11 to 25 with special educational needs and disabilities

How effective and cost effective are universal, education-based alcohol interventions for children and young people aged 11 to 25 with SEND?

To find out why the committee made the research recommendation on universal school-based interventions for those aged 11 to 25 with SEND see the rationale and impact section for planning alcohol education content.

4 Targeted interventions for people aged 11 to 25 with SEND

How effective and cost effective are education-based alcohol interventions targeted at children and young people aged 11 to 25 with SEND who are thought to be vulnerable to alcohol misuse?

To find out why the committee made the research recommendation on targeted interventions for those aged 11 to 25 with SEND see the rationale and impact section for planning alcohol education content and the rationale and impact section on selecting pupils for targeted interventions.

5 Preventive work for people aged 11 to 25 with SEND

How effective are education-based alcohol prevention interventions (universal or targeted) for children and young people aged 11 to 25 with SEND in full-time education?

To find out why the committee made the research recommendation on prevention interventions for those aged 11 to 25 with SEND see the rationale and impact section for planning alcohol education content.

6 Engaging parents and carers in the whole-school approach to alcohol education

What methods and techniques help secondary schools and providers to effectively engage with parents and carers as part of a whole-school approach to promote and support alcohol education?

To find out why the committee made the research recommendation on engaging parents and carers in the whole-school approach to alcohol education see the rationale and impact section for organising alcohol education.

  • Public Health England – Alcohol and drug misuse prevention and treatment collection
  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)