September 17th-21st 2018, Bielefeld University's Centre for Prevention and Intervention in Childhood-Adolescence (CPI). 


This summer school is free and invites students and researchers from e.g. public health, health communication, education, sociology, psychology, etc., as well as PhD candidates working on related research questions. 

Participants will be awarded with 3-6 ECTS points. 

The summer school addresses various topics around health literacy research and practice, including unique perspectives from childhood studies. For details information, please see the flyer and visit our homepage. 

Summer School facilitators and teachers 

  • Kristine Sørensen, Global Health Literacy Academy, Aarhus, Denmark
  • Vanessa Rawlings, University of Suffolk, Suffolk, UK
  • Emma Bond, University of Suffolk, Suffolk, UK
  • Katie Tyrell, University of Suffolk, Suffolk, UK
  • Luis Saboga-Nunes, National School of Public Health, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal
  • HLCA researchers

Vist the website for more information. 



Seminar, Newcastle University, G21/22 Devonshire Builing, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU

Thursday 8th June 2017, 10.30-15.00pm

Thank you to all those who participated in this seminar, which focused on the intricate link between shared decision making and health literacy. It offered the opportunity to discuss insights into practice and was very well received.

If you were unable to attend, you can find presentations from the day on our publications page.