Welcome to Module 1
Module 1 is an introduction to the whole-school/system approach in promoting Health Enhancing Physical Activity (HEPA) in school settings.
Module 1 focuses on the concept of a whole-school approach. The aim of the module is to provide information about the need to foster a whole school approach for the promotion of physical activity. The learning objectives for this module aim to help you a) understand what is meant by the terms 'HEPA' and a 'whole-school approaches’, b) appreciate why HEPA and whole-school approaches are useful in school settings, c) identify how HEPA can be implemented within a school setting through a whole school approach, d) review examples of case studies, and e) reflect on how HEPA within your school can be informed by whole-school approaches.