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• “BIIAB Scottish Certificate in Alcohol Awareness (SCAA) - Fife”
COUNTRY United Kingdom
TIMING 2011 > 2011
THEME
Underage drinking

CONTRIBUTOR

  • Diageo
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PARTNER(S)

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OBJECTIVE

  • To educate and inform children aged 13 – 16 and young adults about the social, economic, career and health impacts of alcohol, and the importance of the licensed retail sector to the local and national economy.
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DESCRIPTION OF THE INITIATIVE

  • The BIIAB SCAA was developed to help Government raise awareness of alcohol issues with children and young adults, and is a key part of the "BII Schools Project", although the certificate is available as a free-standing qualification. It meets the need for alcohol education in the Personal and Social Development (PSD) area of school curriculum, as well as giving those who successfully pass the examination, a nationally recognised Certificate. 
 
  • The one day course covering areas such as what alcohol is and what it does; the effects and dangers of alcohol; alcohol and the law (the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005); being responsible; the contribution that the licensed retail industry makes to the local and national economy was ran as part of the Fife Alcohol Partnership Project in Dunfermline's Woodmill High School and funded by Diageo.
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IMPACT

  • All 130 second year (13-14 year olds) pupils passed the certificate.
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