22nd-26th July 2024 (CONFIRMED)
In this comprehensive course, we delve into the essential elements of fostering a culture of health and wellness within educational environments. Designed specifically for teachers, this guide equips you with the knowledge and practical strategies to promote healthy living, instill healthy eating habits, and cultivate overall well-being among students.
Throughout the course, we explore a range of topics, starting with the fundamentals of health and wellness. We delve into the significance of physical and mental wellness, emphasizing the importance of balanced lifestyles and self-care practices. Understanding the close relationship between physical and mental well-being, we explore strategies to support students in developing resilience, managing stress, and nurturing positive mental health.
Moreover, we delve into the world of nutrition and healthy eating habits, recognizing the impact of food choices on physical and cognitive development. Participants will gain insights into the principles of a balanced diet, deciphering food labels, and the benefits of incorporating whole, unprocessed foods into school meals. Additionally, we provide a repertoire of health-conscious recipes, empowering teachers to prepare nutritious meals and snacks that both engage and nourish students. Recognizing the critical role schools play in shaping students' habits, we discuss strategies to create a supportive environment that encourages healthy behaviors. From designing appealing physical education programs to integrating movement and active learning into the classroom, we explore ways to make physical activity an integral part of the school day.
This course is designed to empower teachers with the knowledge, tools, and resources needed to become advocates for health and wellness in schools. By the end of the program, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of how to promote healthy lifestyle choices, foster positive eating habits, prioritize physical and mental well-being, and create an overall culture of wellness in the educational setting.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
By achieving these learning outcomes, participants will be well-prepared to create a positive and healthy learning environment that nurtures the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of their students.
Day 1: Introduction to Health and Wellness in Schools
Importance of health and wellness in educational settings
Impact of physical and mental wellness on student well-being
Strategies for creating a culture of health and wellness in schools
Day 2: Nourishing Bodies: Healthy Eating Habits
Principles of a balanced diet
Understanding nutritional needs of students
Incorporating nutritious food choices in school meals and snacks
Practical session: Preparing and sharing health-conscious recipes
Day 3: Active Bodies: Physical Fitness and Movement
Benefits of physical activity for students' physical and mental well-being
Designing engaging physical education programs
Integrating movement and active learning strategies into the classroom
Practical session: Active learning activities and movement breaks
Day 4: Supporting Well-being: Mental Health and Self-Care
Recognizing the importance of positive mental health in students
Strategies for promoting resilience and stress management
Creating a supportive environment for emotional well-being
Practical session: Implementing mindfulness and relaxation techniques
Day 5: Wellness Advocacy: Collaboration and Implementation
Identifying common health issues in schools and effective management approaches
Collaborating with stakeholders to promote health and wellness
Strategies for advocating and implementing health initiatives in the school community
Action planning and reflection on integrating course learnings into teaching practices
Throughout the course, there will be opportunities for interactive discussions, case studies, hands-on activities, and reflection exercises to deepen participants' understanding and application of the concepts covered. Participants will leave the course equipped with practical strategies and resources to promote health, wellness, and positive habits in their schools and classrooms.
The 5-day course fee per participant is set at 400€, which provides comprehensive coverage for all aspects of the program. This fee includes the following:
Course Materials: Participants will receive all necessary course materials, including handouts, guides, and resources, to support their learning throughout the program.
Administrative Support: Participants will benefit from administrative assistance before, during, and after the course, ensuring a smooth registration process, timely communication, and any necessary follow-up support.
Monitoring and Mentoring: The course fee covers monitoring and mentoring services provided by experienced professionals who will guide participants throughout the program, offering personalized support, feedback, and guidance.
Coffee Breaks: Participants will enjoy refreshments during coffee breaks, fostering networking opportunities and providing a relaxed environment for informal discussions and interactions.
Other Inclusions: The fee also covers any additional services or resources required for the successful implementation of the course, ensuring a comprehensive and fulfilling learning experience.
We strive to ensure that participants receive exceptional value for their investment in the course, with the fee covering a wide range of services and resources that contribute to their professional development and overall satisfaction.