Promotion of Health and Wellbeing

Nursing & Midwifery
De Montfort University Leicester
Innovative Deployment of Technologies


The High Street consists of a number of various family units and the students in their POD tutorial groups are designated a family. They are expected to prepare a discussion thread addressing the health promotion needs of this family.

What are the Aims?

To introduce the nursing student to the concept of the High Street and VLE. Also to facilitate engagement with the POD tutorial system.

Who was/is involved?

First year undergraduate nursing students

What has changed/will change?

To support and enhance 'face-to-face' teaching and learning and to encourage, facilitate and support independent and autonomous learning via web-based technologies.

What lessons have we learnt?

Students and tutor have found this beneficial activity to develop skills using the VLE and for group activities.

Contact details

Penny Tremayne