Promoting well-being is part of Ontario’s Achieving Excellence vision– Learn more about Ontario’s Well-being discussion.
The Foundations for a Healthy School resource is designed to help contribute to a learning environment that promotes and supports child and student well-being. The completely revised Foundations for a Healthy School 2014 resource supports the integration of healthy schools policies, programs and initiatives into school and school board planning and implementation processes.
The Community Health Nurses Initiatives Group (CHNIG) is pleased to announce the release of the paper Healthy Schools, Healthy Children: Maximizing the Contribution of Public Health Nursing in School Settings. The paper describes the critical issues in school health and articulates a scope of practice for public health nurses (PHNs) working within the school setting. It also contains a number of important recommendations that if implemented, will support the health of children and youth.
The Pan-Canadian Joint Consortium for School Health is a partnership of 25 Ministries of Health and Education across Canada working to promote a Comprehensive School Health approach to student wellness/well-being and achievement/success for all children and youth.
Healthy Schools/Ontario Healthy Schools Coalition Handout [PDF], May 2010
OHSC School Council Kit [PDF]
Promoting a Positive School Climate (2), May 2011 (Shared by Middlesex-London Health Unit)
School Health Committees: Perceptions of Public Health Staff [PDF, 13MB], MacDougall, Carol A. (2004) M.A. Thesis, University of Toronto (Canada), Canada. ProQuest Digital Dissertations database (Publication No. AAT MQ91427).