Twilight CPD: Effective drugs and alcohol education (secondary)


Learn how to tackle drug and alcohol-related issues through the curriculum and as part of a whole-school approach.

Drugs and Alcohol Education (Secondary)
This course explores how drug and alcohol education can be planned and taught safely and effectively.
Jenny Fox
Senior Subject Specialist

Course description

Informed by our work with academic experts, this session will explore what makes effective, age-appropriate learning for secondary students. With a focus on current trends, such as the increase in vaping, you will be equipped to tackle drug and alcohol-related issues through the curriculum and as part of a whole-school approach.

This course includes

  • Essential post-course reading to support your continued learning after the training session
  • 1 hour 15 minutes of high quality, interactive training led by members of our Subject Specialist team, the leading national experts in PSHE education
  • Practical ideas, guidance and resources to support you in planning and teaching about alcohol and other drugs


Date: 26 September 2024

Time: 16:00-17:15

Price: £95 per person

Availability: PSHE Association members only

Payment method: We encourage members to pay by card however if this is not possible an invoice can be requested when booking. 

Frequently asked questions
  • Our twilight courses run from 4pm – 5.15pm to make it easier for members to participate outside of regular teaching hours. These short, sharp sessions don’t go into the same detail as our full-length CPD, but cover the essentials of safe, effective practice.

  • Click the 'book now' button at the top of this page and enter your card details to secure a space.

    Our events are available exclusively to members, so you'll need to log in to your account first. If you're not a member, you can sign up here.

  • Yes, if you're part of a school membership, you can book a twilight or CPD session on behalf of someone else.

    Click the 'book now' button and you'll see a dropdown list featuring all colleagues linked with your membership. Select the right person and continue booking as usual.

  • We’ll send you an email confirmation with a Zoom link as soon as you’ve booked your place. 

  • Membership and training go hand in hand, as we use member resources as a basis for much of what we cover on our courses. Membership also ensures you get ongoing expert support to put what you've learnt into practice. 

  • Yes! See our group training page for details on the packages we offer. Just fill in the enquiry form and we’ll let you know how we can meet your needs.

    We also offer significant discounts on PSHE Association membership for groups with multiple schools. Find out more about group membership.