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.
These School Level Indicators give an overview of aspects that need to be considered in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating a whole school policy on healthy eating and physicaln activity. They are designed to help schools when writing and fine tuning the components of their policy. They can help in monitoring and evaluating the policy's implementation.
These Guidelines are made for policymakers (i.e. heads of department or senior officials within ministries) and are designed to inform the provision of quality physical education across the full age range from early years through secondary education. They provide a framework to support the development of several dimensions of human capital in a unique, comprehensive way. Some of the case studies in the guidelines are chosen by HEPCOM as examples. Read the guidelines for more examples.
These guidelines set out ways in which infrastructures for leisure-time physical activity can be assessed and improved across five key areas: policymaking, planning, building, financing, and management. They present a set of criteria for good practice and are illustrated by a number of case studies. The criteria aim to improve opportunities for achieving the principles of equity, inter-sectoral collaboration and participation.
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.
The questions in this self-evaluation tool are to be answered by staff at municipality level. It encompasses the following topics: (1) Policy, strategy and management; (2) Action planning; (3) Implementation; (4) Evaluation and communication. It contains questions related to the internal affairs of the local authority as well as questions related to external stakeholders.
The questions in this self-evaluation tool are to be answered by staff at pre-schools. Some of the questions need to be revised if the tool is used in other settings. The tool encompasses the following topics: (1) Policy, strategy and management; (2) Action planning; (3) Implementation; (4) Evaluation and communication.
An action-oriented policy tool that provides a framework for the evaluation of policy actions at each of the key stages of the policy cycle. It includes a set of principles, procedures and mechanisms that can be applied to 1) Public health policies that comprise of a complex mix of actions, 2) Specific health policy actions (e.g. nutrition programmes in schools), 3) Non-health policies that have a potential to impact on the social determinants of health inequalities (e.g. education, employment, and agriculture sectors). It presents a conceptual model to set the formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies and their related actions.
This template helps the local authorities to systematize the datacollection in a project on national level, local level and academic level. The primary aim of the datacollection is to gather good and inspiring examples of ‘best practice’.
This is an example of training material for professional practitioners in the field of early childhood education. Topics: Conceptions of health, social inequality in health, the community as a health promoting factor, social heritage and social inequality, mechanisms of social inclusion and exclusion.
The Traffic Light Matrix is a tool that focuses on the links between a specific sector and it’s strategic importance for the region. This adapted version of the tool focuses specifically on the health sector and it’s level of investment, employment and other economical issues.
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.
This tool helps children to document and evaluate neighborhood living. This can lead to an open dialogue with community residents and increase the children's awareness of the diversity of individual perceptions of neighbourhood spaces and lifestyles - and point out problems to resolve and spaces to redesign.
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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