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Health School

Name of the organization: Vastra Tullen School District, City of Kungälv, Sweden

Title of the project: Health School


The project aims to increase knowledge of the importance of good physical health and proper nutrition among the city’s residents, including both children and their parents.

To achieve this goal the following activities were undertaken:

-  Improvement of teacher competence in the training of child motor skills;

-  Holding of outdoor lessons every week

-  Introduction of ‘health’ as a new subject for pupils between the ages of 13 and 16;

-  Elimination of unhealthy food and drinks in the school restaurants and cafeterias;

-  Creation of walking tracks outside of the schools in order to enhance physical activity.

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