Friday, 18 August 2017 16:59

School health promotion

School health promotion could be defined as any activity undertaken to improve and/or protect the health of the whole school community. This factsheet summs up how to achieve the universal establishment of health promoting schools successfully.

Friday, 18 August 2017 16:56

Self-Evaluation Dynamic Model

This reflection model describes five steps in a self-evaluation process. It's a dynamic model that allows participants to learn from their experience and accordingly adjust plans and activities as they go along.

Friday, 18 August 2017 16:53

Cross-cultural collaboration

In cross-cultural collaboration, children are encouraged to think both locally and globally. This tool gives examples of how schools in different countries can use one another in different stages of a health project. And it gives tips and advices to ensure effective web-based communication between pupils.

Friday, 18 August 2017 16:50

School-community collaboration

This tool points out potential partners from the community and it explains benefits and outcomes for schools and community from collaboration.

This list points out some of the essential priciples to ensure meaningful participation. It's a starting point to promote thoughtful consideration, discussion and development of conditions. A good practice example is enclosed as inspiration.

Friday, 18 August 2017 12:09

Tips and advice for involvement

This list gives tips and advice about how to involve children in health promotion, how to increase dialogue and ensure results, how to use a variety of expression methods to let all children benefit.

Friday, 18 August 2017 12:06

Body movement

This model shows how a broad perspective on physical activity allows for reflection and discussion with children about different perspectives concerning physical activities in many areas of everyday life.

Friday, 18 August 2017 12:04

Pupils brainstorming about food

An overview of the brainstorming process with the example of the subject: food and nutrition.

Friday, 18 August 2017 12:02

The four dimensions of food

This model shows how a more complex approach to food and nutrition can be used to increase children's participation.

Friday, 18 August 2017 11:55

The Concept of Health

This tool shows how different ways of defining health gives different possibilities for health a promotion policy and for healthy promotion activities for children. The tool is illustrated with children's examples.


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