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Comprehensive school health is an internationally recognized framework for supporting improvements in students’ educational outcomes while addressing school health in a planned integrated and holistic way.
Effective, sustainable progress in comprehensive school health depends on a common vision, shares responsibilities and harmonized actions among health, education and other sectors.
Healthy school policy is one of the 4 pillars of comprehensive school health & includes management practices, decision-making processes & rules, procedures & policies at all levels that promote health and well-being & shape a respectful, welcoming school.
Partnerships and services is one of the four pillars of comprehensive school health.
The social and physical environment is one of the four pillars of comprehensive school health.
Teaching and learning is 1 of the four pillars of comprehensive school health & includes resources, activities and provincial/territorial curriculum where students gain age-appropriate knowledge & experiences, helping to build the skills to....
Physical activity is one of the priority areas of comprehensive school health. Canada’s Physical Activity Guide recommends at least 60 minutes of daily physical activity.
Healthy eating is one of the priority areas of comprehensive school health. Although the nutritional requirements of young people vary with age, sex and activity level, all children and youth benefit from a well-balanced approach to eating.
Positive social environments is a priority area of comprehensive school health, with a focus on creating an environment to support social-emotional learning where every child is physically safe, emotionally secure and psychologically enabled to learn.
Visit this page for links and resources to support student leadership.
This page includes resources that were developed in french, or have been translated to french.
This page includes resources to support staff wellness.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Access resources to help you embed the arts in a comprehensive school health framework to support and create healthy school communities.