Health Promoting Schools

Health Promoting Schools collaborates with school communities and is based on the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi/Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the Ottawa Charter.
HPS aims to:

  • reduce inequalities in health
  • improve well-being and learning outcomes in schools
  • empower the school community
  • drive sustainable change

HPS advisors from Public Health South

  • Support school communities to implement the HPS approach.
  • Provide and participate in professional development
  • Collaborate with agencies working with schools  and local inter sector networks

For more information contact local HPS advisor.

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