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October 30th, 2012

Choices for Life Online -Primary 7 Event

Jennifer McDougall
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Choices for Life provides credible information to our young people on a range of important issues facing them in 21st Century Scotland in an inclusive, engaging and thought-provoking manner, to help them make positive lifestyle decisions and maximise their future potential.

‘Choices for Life Online’ is pleased to announce its new 2012 live event on Wednesday 7th November.

Hopefully it will be possible for you to join us live so pupils are able to be involved in this unique live event which was first delivered in 2011 .

Join us to see drama, video clips, music and have the opportunity to join a Glow Chat where pupils can comment on what they have seen in relation to key themes (drugs, alcohol and tobacco).

You will watch a drama ‘Liam’s Story’ which explores the issues around negative peer pressure and smoking. After the drama there will be a chance for you to ask questions to a panel of studio guests examining the range of issues,including family,negative peer pressure, substance misuse, aspirations and regret.

One of our live studio guests with be chart topping Scottish music artist Sandi Thom. She will be discussing her music career as well as her views on tobacco and alcohol. You can also watch Boogie and Dingo from Forth One Radio discussing experiences from their teenage years.

The event will be live and presented by Mark Martin and Laura Marks from our very own Choices for Life TV studio and will also include some other inspirational video clips from other inspirational role models such as The Wanted, District 3 and Emeli Sandi.

The event will be delivered twice on the same day, to maximise and facilitate as many pupils as possible to view. Sign up and join us in Glow TV the first showing is at 10.30am and the second is at 1.30pm.

Categories Curriculum for Excellence, Events, Expressive Arts, Glow TV, Health and Wellbeing

2 Responses to “Choices for Life Online -Primary 7 Event”

  1. Esthr Stevenson November 8th, 2012 at 9:09 am

    I tried to watch the Choices for Life event yesterday with the P6/7 classes in Whalsay school.

    It was totally unsuccessful.

    Shetland Islands Council were having problems with their internet connection.

    Will it be broadcast again and when?

    thanks

    Esther Stevenson

  2. Jennifer McDougall November 8th, 2012 at 7:43 pm

    Hi Esther
    I am so sorry that you had difficulties viewing the sessions yesterday. However it has been recorded via Glow Meet and the recording can be found at:

    https://portal.glowscotland.org.uk/establishments/nationalsite/GlowTV/_layouts/1033/WebConferenceRoomRecordings.aspx?RoomID=716293&PageURL=/establishments/nationalsite/GlowTV/tvchannels/Choices%20for%20Life%20Channel.aspx

    There will also be an embedded version of the live stream recording available in the next week or so on this page:
    https://portal.glowscotland.org.uk/establishments/nationalsite/GlowTV/tvchannels/Choices%20for%20Life%20Channel.aspx

    I do hope that this helps.
    Mnay thanks
    Jen

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