The Health Promoting School (HPS) course is a core course for pre-service teachers. The rationale for this course is to improve the health of students, teachers and the wider community through good teaching, effective management and being a positive role model. The aims of this course are for students teachers to: Plan, implement, manage and evaluate practical health promoting school programs and policies; Build effective partnerships with students, teachers, community and partner organisations in promoting good health; Develop, manage and sustain a safe, healthy, friendly, gender inclusive learning environment; Understand and value the importance of health promotion; Integrate HPS concepts across the curriculum.
Department of Education
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