Schools for Health and Sustainability
Schools are unique places. They pay a central role in the formation of young people. The importance of how young people are educated and how they are encouraged to live and learn cannot be underestimated. This book advocates for the fostering of agency not only amongst school personnel but also amongst younger generations for health and sustainability. It provides the reader with a new lens with which to discover health promoting schools and education for sustainable development. It invites the reader to look more deeply into both and to accompany the authors on a journey of discovery of the real potential for each to enhance the practice of schooling.
Equips readers with an overview of the latest international research within the fields of health promoting schoolsProvides strong rationale and clearly advocates for combining health promotion and education for sustainable development in schoolsFocuses on similarities, differences and potential synergies between the concept of health promoting schools and the concept of education for sustainable development