Discussion Paper and Better Practices Criteria for Implementing, Maintaining, Scaling Up and Sustaining Programs & Approaches As you know, the science and knowledge about more effective implementation and sustainable programs has advanced in recent years. ISHN has recommended that these IMSS issues are part of the new 21st century paradigm for school health promotion & social development. The paper was recently discussed by the members of the FRESH Partnership, a coalition of UN agencies, global organizations and donors. The paper is being used to update the thematic and cross-cutting indicators used in the FRESH Framework.
Link to Discussion Paper
Global Fact-finding Survey and Collection of Policy & Curriculum Documents on School Health, Nutrition & Development
ISHN is pleased to be working with UNICEF, UNESCO, Simon Fraser University and other partners to conduct a fact-finding survey and significant collection of policy and curriculum documents from all countries and states/provinces. Watch for more details and opportunities for input and participation in the very near future.
In-depth Look at Social Inclusion A recent virtual and in-person meeting on how a variety of school-based and school-linked social inclusion strategies and programs can prevent student alienation, isolation and, ultimately violent extremism driven by hate and bigotry brought together 24 Canadian and international organizations and experts. Three UN agencies, a UNESCO Chair and the UNESCO Ghandi Institute were joined by Canadian research networks, the education ministers' council and school superintendents, among others who will be helping to shape a research/knowledge development agenda on social inclusion.
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