Healthy Schools Approaches & Frameworks - Introduction
This page introduces the topics covered in this sub-section of wiki-summaries on the multi-component approach or framework on Healthy or Health Promoting Schools. These topics have been identified and are being developed through the previous and current activities of the International Discussion Group on Healthy Schools/School Health Promotion.
Other terms used to denote this approach include Coordinated School Health, Comprehensive School Health. Whole School-Whole Community and, more generally, School Health Promotion. Click on any of the items listed in the navigation bar on the right hand side of this page to access the various summaries. The wiki-summaries will eventually include Glossary Terms (1-3 paragraphs), Encyclopedia Entries (Two pages), Handbook Sections (Book Chapters) and Bibliographies/Toolboxes (Extensive lists updated periodically) as well as Additional Resources.
We welcome your comments and suggestions which you can post on the pages linked to this introduction or send them directly to firstname.lastname@example.org
Key Messages/Lessons Learned:
Here are some of the key messages or things that we have learned thus far in these discussions:
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(The number of summaries completed or drafted in this section are listed below)
Understand the Approach/ Program & Its Effectiveness in Different Contexts on Different Aspects of Learning, Health & Development or Populations
Examples, Analysis of How to Implement, Maintain, Scale Up, Sustain,
Examples, Analysis of How to Build System, Organizational, Processional Capacity.
Examples, Analysis How to integrate within Education Systems
Exam,ples, Analysis How to Use Ecological/ Systems Approach
Research \/Knowledge Development Questions