SPHE Department

The programme of Social, Personal and Health Education provides students with the unique opportunity to develop the skills and competence to learn about themselves and others, and to make informed decisions about their health, personal lives and social development.

SPHE in Davitt College is designed to promote the holistic development of each individual student in a balanced and full way. This enables them to meet life’s challenges and opportunities.

Students will experience and develop a broad range of knowledge, concepts, skills and values related to the ten modules of SPHE through a variety of active learning methodologies.

The Aims of SPHE:

  • To promote self-esteem and self-confidence
  • To develop a student’s framework for responsible decision –making
  • To provide opportunities for reflection and discussion in a group setting
  • To promote physical, mental, emotional health and well-being.