Presentation on theme: "Population 1.12 million 220,000 students 37 School Divisions 843 schools (690 public) 11 Regional Health Authorities Source: A Statistical Profile of Education."— Presentation transcript:
Population 1.12 million 220,000 students 37 School Divisions 843 schools (690 public) 11 Regional Health Authorities Source: A Statistical Profile of Education and Training in Manitoba 2000-01 to 2004-05, Department of Education, Citizenship, and Youth and Manitoba Health Population Report June 1, 2006 Manitoba: Profile
Healthy Schools (Manitoba example) Comprehensive School Health approach Designed to promote the health of school communities Healthy Schools Framework guides activities – community-based activities, provincial campaigns, and provincial resources.
Benefits of Manitoba Healthy Schools Promotes local, regional, and provincial health and education partnerships Encourages community development and builds capacity Integrates health into school environment Complements existing supports and services
JCSH Benefits To Manitoba Healthy Schools Knowledge exchange and networking for information and resources A single, strong voice for school health across Canada Establishment of the School Health Interested Partners (SHIP)