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The 3rd HLCA Summer School on Health Literacy: Research on health literacy, in particular children`s health literacy, will be held at Bielefeld University’s Center for Prevention and Intervention in Childhood and Adolescence (CPI) from September 17th – 21th 2018.
The Summer School addresses students from e.g. public health, health communication, education, sociology, psychology, etc, as well as PhD candidates working on health-related research questions.
It will provide both a general and a specific overview on theoretical and practical evidence regarding on health literacy. Participants will be introduced into:
- Health literacy research in general with a focus on
- conceptual and methodological considerations,
- the use of measurement methods and data analysis,
- intervention studies,
- general health literacy
- mental health literacy
- e-health and digital health literacy
- health literacy policy-making and social issues,
- advocacy for health literacy and health literacy champions, including skill development.
- health literate organisation, settings, and health literacy friendly approaches
- Methods and ethics of childhood research and research with children
- Health literacy research with children
- Kristine Sørensen, Global Health Literacy Academy, Aarhus, Denmark
- Vanessa Rawlings, University of Suffolk, Schools of Psycholy and Education, Suffolk, UK
- Katie Tyrell, University of Suffolk, Schools of Psycholy and Education, Suffolk, UK
- Luis Saboga-Nunes, National School of Public Health, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal
- Janine Bröder, Bielefeld University, Faculty of Educational Science, Bielefeld, Germany
- Torsten Michael Bollweg, Bielefeld University, Faculty of Educational Science, Bielefeld, Germany
- Ullrich Bauer, Bielefeld University, Faculty of Educational Science, Bielefeld, Germany
- Orkan Okan, Bielefeld University, Faculty of Educational Science, Bielefeld, Germany
- Maren A. Jochimsen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
- Kathrin Schulze, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
- Patrica Wahl, Bielefeld University, Faculty of Educational Science, Bielefeld, Germany
- Alexandra Maria Fretian, Bielefeld University, Faculty of Educational Science, Bielefeld, Germany
Lectures, Teachings and Presentations
Key experts from health promotion, health literacy, childhood research, education, and health equity will teach and give keynote presentations on the newest developments in the field.
Besides teaching, participants will collaboratively work in different working groups addressing research development and designing own projects as well as health literacy action plans and policy proposals.
Participants will introduce their findings and project ideas at the market place. This will allow for reflecting and critically discussing their approaches.
Presentation / Interactive
The Summer School will be complemented with the presentation of the results of the interactive session.
Registration and Fees
The Summer School is free.
3 ECTS points can be awarded upon successful participation and further 3 ECTS points upon written contribution.
The 3rd HLCA Summer School will be organised by the HLCA research consortium. For this event, Bielefeld University as coordinator of the HLCA Consortium will collaborate with Health Literacy Europe, the Global Health Literacy Academy, and the Health Promotion Section of the European Public Health Association (EUPHA).
Orkan Okan, Janine Bröder, Torsten Michael Bollweg
Bielefeld University, Faculty of Educational Science
Centre for Prevention and Intervention in Childhood and Adolescence (CPI)
Contact Summer School
Registration inquiries, if required:
Please always address both, Kristine and Janine.
Contact HLCA Consortium
Summer School Venue
Bielefeld University was founded in 1969 with an explicit research assignment and a mission to provide high-quality research-oriented teaching. Today it encompasses 13 faculties covering a broad spectrum of disciplines in the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and technology. With about 24,000 students in 115 degree courses and about 2,750 staff members (including 269 professors and lecturers as well as 1,390 academic staff) it is one of Germany’s medium-sized universities. The Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) is Bielefeld University’s Institute for Advanced Study and fosters outstanding and innovative interdisciplinary research projects. The ZiF is an independent thematically open research institution and is open to scholars from all disciplines and all countries.
1. Apartments, Studierendenwerk an der Morgenbreede
2. B & B Hotel Bielefeld
Europa Platz 2 (Boulevard), 33613 Bielefeld
3. Stay-Inn Boardinghouse
Herforder-Str. 29, 33602 Bielefeld
4. Kolping Haus Bielefeld. Prices vary between 20 and 25 Euro. Please ask for a possible offer under: Kolpinghaus Bielefeld Jugendgästehaus – Preise/Ausbildungsförderung
5. Airbnb.You find it in the Internet under: Ferienwohnungen, Unterkünfte, Entdeckungen & Orte – Airbnb einsehbar.
6. Couchsurfing. More Information you find here: Meet and Stay with Locals All Over the World können