The Ontario Healthy Schools Coalition(OHSC) is an Ontario-wide, broad-based coalition, with members from public health units, school boards, hospitals, mental health agencies, universities, health-related organizations, education-related organizations, and parent and student organizations, working to promote healthy schools so students can achieve academic success and well-being.
2018 School Health Guideline
The purpose of this guideline is to provide direction to boards of health on required approaches to developing and implementing programs and services that contribute to achieving optimal health of school-aged children and youth through partnerships and collaboration with school boards and schools
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Healthy Schools Toolkit
This toolkit developed by OHSC is an excellent resource for educators, parents, public health and community leaders... take a look
2019 Healthy Schools Conference Shaping Success:
Healthy Staff, Healthy Students
May 14th and 15th 2019
Keynote: Tuesday, May 14th
Dr. Catherine Cavanagh will bring her charm and wit to the conference with her presentation on hospitable school cultures. She practices her philosophy as a teacher in the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario. She believes that self-care, inclusion, and solidarity at all levels of education are necessary for the development of healthy school cultures. Her focus on hospitality, imagination, and strong relationships in everyday work can help move us along the path toward wellbeing in our schools
Keynote: Wednesday, May 15th
Robert Dunlop is an award-winning teacher with a passion for technology and teacher well-being. Recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence, Robert always strives to make learning engaging and meaningful. Whether working with students or teachers, he believes that inspiring a love of learning should always come first.
Please see: Full Conference Program