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Health Promoting Schools

Pavlekovic, Gordana ; Georgieva, Lidia

Published in: Programmes for Training on Research in Public Health for South Eastern Europe. Vol. 4: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: A Handbook for Teachers, Researchers, Health Professionals and Decision Makers, ed. Doncho Donev, Gordana Pavlekovic, Lijana Zaletel Kragelj
ISBN: 978-3-89918-169-2
Editor: Doncho Donev, Gordana Pavlekovic, Lijana Zaletel Kragelj

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Abstract:
The school, in conjunction with the family, is one of the key setting where individual and social development occurred. The health promoting school is based on a social model of health. This emphasizes the entire organization of the school, as well as focusing upon the individual. Paper describes the development of health promoting schools movement (from practice to policy), main principles and concepts, differences between school health promotion and health promoting schools. Special emphases is given to the criteria and set of guidelines towards which schools aspiring to the status of health promoting school were required to work.


Keywords: Health Promoting Schools, healthy schools, European network of health promoting schools
Institution: Faculty of Health Sciences
DDC classification: Medicine and health

Suggested Citation:
Pavlekovic, Gordana ; Georgieva, Lidia  (2008)  Health Promoting Schools. Programmes for Training on Research in Public Health for South Eastern Europe. Vol. 4: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: A Handbook for Teachers, Researchers, Health Professionals and Decision Makers, ed. Doncho Donev, Gordana Pavlekovic, Lijana Zaletel Kragelj 978-3-89918-169-2


URL: http://biecoll.ub.uni-bielefeld.de/volltexte/2009/2243



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