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Training Tools for Healthy Schools e-Learning Series

School Health Guidelines
to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

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Guideline 2: School Environments

Video Transcript [PDF - 79 KB]

Video Summary

  • Guideline 2: Establish school environments that support healthy eating and physical activity.
  • A healthy school environment includes promoting access to healthy food choices and physical activity options; keeping students safe; and being respectful to all students and staff.


What strategies support guideline 2?

Should healthy foods and beverages only be available in the cafeteria?

What makes a facility suitable for eating?

Should physical activity only be incorporated during physical education classes?

Should physical activity be used as a form of punishment?

How can teachers reward student achievement or positive behavior?


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