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.
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 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.
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 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.
This mapping tool pursues the objective to assess local/ regional health authority’s health competencies, such as analytic skills, planning, programming & evaluation, and skills in relation to the creation of local and/or regional partnerships. The document furthermore includes a report that covers the experience gathered through the development and pilot testing of the tool.
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.
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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