Department of Education, 2009. 85 p.
Papua New Guinea. Department of Education, Teacher Education Division
Approved for use in all primary teacher training institutions.
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.
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