The active involvement of parents and community is essential to the health promoting school. This tool gives examples of how to involve different target groups.
This tool points out the importance of integrating health education in the curriculum of the school and gives examples of active methods of teaching methods in health education, e.g. the IVAC approach.
This tool points out activities on discussing "What is health?", e.g. a quiz. It also outlines the key differences in definitions of health.
This tools shows a concrete activity concerning how to decide on values for your school.
An integral part of developing a health-promoting school is creating a health policy that underpins the work. This tool shows some essential steps regarding that. See also the good practice example.
A tool to help you reflect how you understand the whole school community and how it effects your work.
A tool to help you reflect the following: To what extent are pupils and parents involved in the planning and implementation of health activity in your school?
A brainstorming tool to find out how your school is doing to be a health promoting school and what you can do better. What factors are influential in shaping how the health promoting school is taken forward in the daily work?
This tool shows which factors promote and inhibit networks and partnerships.
The School action planner is designed to assist you in the process of becoming a health promotion school, for example to describe your aims and actions and determine who will be responsible for what. In doing this, it helps you make the process go better, organise your communication and help you move forward effectively in your plan. It shows five phases of becoming and remaining a health promoting school.
HEPCOM project: preventing overweight and obesity among children and young people. The HEPCOM project aims to increase the number and quality of local community and school interventions for promoting healthy eating and physical activity among children and young people throughout Europe.
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