Erasmus: Learn4Health

The needs that give Learn4Health its rationale are centrally situated within current European policies on health, nutrition, obesity prevention and the development of capacity to address those issues at the institutional and individual levels. For instance, current European policies identify the need for innovation and reforms in relation to food, eating, nutrition and health of … Read more

Managing Medicines in Schools

Managing Medicines in Schools addresses the issues surrounding children’s medical needs in primary schools and how to deal with them. Most children will have times when an illness or a condition will affect their participation in school. For some, it will cause little disruption, whilst for others it may cause regular or permanent limitation to their … Read more

Transforming school food culture

The Health Education Trust developed the ‘whole school approach’ as a framework that guides the development of a healthy food culture in schools. This approach is endorsed by the head teacher, enshrined in the school development plan, and permeates the whole school experience. The approach ensures consistency: what is taught about food and healthy eating in … Read more

Our Work With Schools

Health Education Trust has been working with schools since it was set up in 1993. The main focus has been to engage with the whole school community to achieve change through development of a whole school policy and action plan. In relation to food, HET has been promoting the use of a School Nutrition Action Group (SNAG). SNAG … Read more