Resources

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.

Source: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/healthyschools/foundations.html

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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.

Healthy Schools, Healthy Children: Maximizing the Contribution of Public Health Nursing in School Settings


 

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.

 

Additional Resources

Healthy Schools/Ontario Healthy Schools Coalition Handout [PDF], May 2010

Teacher Clean Air Checklist [PDF], September 2009 ; en Français [PDF]

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).