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Dublin Institute of Technology
Poster displaying details of Project eHope. e-HOPE is a project aimed at improving environmental Health Outcomes through Peer Education. As part of the BSc Environmental Health ( DT 491) 3rd year students carry out a needs assessment with community partners to deliver an educational programme to upper second level pupils. They present on topics of relevance to the pupils tackling such issues as food and health, smoking, body image incorporating recent trends in obesity, alcohol and cyber safety. Students work in teams to contact and confirm arrangements with the approrpriate school, design and make a presentation of about 40 mins with time for a reflective period and write up a brief report at the end
environmental health, peer education.