The SHE online school manual is intended for school management, teachers and other school staff who are involved in the development of health promoting schools in the primary and secondary school setting. The manual is a step-by-step guide on how to become a health promoting school, presented in five, consecutive phases. For each phase, key concepts and actions are described to help you complete the necessary actions in that phase.
This is an inventory tool for schools and it presents a set of quality criteria for school programmes on healthy eating and physical activity. This tool gives guidance on how to develop a structured inventory of existing school based interventions on healthy eating and physical activity at national or regional level and can be used as evaluation as well.
This manual helps schools to introduce and implement a school programme promoting healthy eating and physical activity, including a rapid assessment tool.It introduces the concept of school policy on healthy eating and physical activity and provides suggestions and guidelines for its development.
This empowerment evaluation methode can be used with children or adults and has two aims: (1) To evaluate health promoting activities and projects and through this create more generalized knowledge about practice; (2) To increase empowerment among the participants as a part of the process.
The Investigation-Vision-Action-Change (IVAC) model provides a framework for the development of healthpromoting strategies that ensure that the insight and knowledge that pupils acquire during the project is action-orientated and interdisciplinary and, therefore, conducive to the development of action competence.
This tool can be used to kick start a regional development process and can structure the dialogue and help participants to think out of the box for a moment. The document describes the methodology of Scenario Planning.
The example of good practice shows how a project used Scenario Planning as a methodology. It shows the comments that were made during the scenario planning interviews.
Brainstorming can be an effective way of generating lots of ideas on a specific issue and then determining which ideas constitutes the best solution. This document shows the step by step process.
It is particularly useful to hold sessions at an early stage in any community planning initiative and then, again, at periodic intervals, and this tool helps to plan and lead the process of the processes.
Listening competence is essential in your work with health promotion and heath education. This tool gives you ways to improve your listening. You can also use the ideas in a training programme for pupils, facilitators and health ambassadors.
An essential part of the health-promoting school is contact and communication between children and local experts and “resource persons”. This document gives some examples of how to facilitate the contact.
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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