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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.

 Health Promoting Schools (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 on your local HPS advisor.

Health Promoting Schools Newsletters