Healthy Education

  The growth in child poverty has been halted and relevant indicators are dropping, says the Children’s Commissioner on release of the latest Child Poverty Monitor data. However, sustained progress is needed so that all children have the same opportunities to flourish and thrive   “Following an increase...

There is a significant gender gap in the participation rates of Higher Education students. Women in Sport partnered up with British Universities and Colleges Sport  to share insights into how to engage inactive female students within universities. Student Activators focused on engaging students and collating...

Jasmin Jackson, nutrition advisor for the Heart Foundation based in Rotorua, shares her enthusiasm for improving both learning and health outcomes for children in Rotorua. The Heart Foundation has been supporting schools to improve their canteens and tuckshops across the country for many years. Jasmin has...

Project Energize is a programme that aims to increase children's physical activity levels, improve their nutritional status and ultimately their overall health. The programme began at Sport Waikato in 2005, funded by the Waikato District Health Board and was established in Wellington in 2016. Delivered by...

This toolkit has been designed to provide schools with information and resources to enable them to successfully adopt and implement a water-only policy. This resource includes: How is success measured?; frequently asked questions about going water-only; Case study - Ōtaki College Composite School; Case study - Brooklyn School; Case study -...

Students and staff can grab a healthy snack or drink, following the introduction of new vending machines offering healthy food choices across Monash University campuses. In all, 35 new machines have been rolled out across Monash Clayton, Caulfield, Parkville and Peninsula campuses. Users can select a food or drink...