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Article: Health promotion research has come of age!

Article: Health promotion research has come of age!

Structuring the field based on the practices of health promotion researchers

In the article “Health promotion research has come of age! Structuring the field based on the practices of health promotion researchers” which was recently published in Global Health Promotion, Louise Potvin and..

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New Strategic Development Plan EuroHealthNet

New Strategic Development Plan EuroHealthNet

EuroHealthNet has launched its new Strategic Development Plan, which sets out the principles and priorities which will guide their work over the next five years.

EuroHealthNet members (over 60 organisations, institutes, and authorities working on public health, disease prevention, promoting..

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Article: Teacher Care is a Lot More Than Self-Care

Article: Teacher Care is a Lot More Than Self-Care

Published 2 November 2021, on EdSurge

In the article “School Leaders Take Note: Teacher Care is a Lot More Than Self-Care” the author, Sean Slade, stresses the importance of improving the environments educators are in everyday, in stead of focusing on solutions revolving around “self-care”.

Educators..

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Join the SDG4Youth Network

Join the SDG4Youth Network

Call for applications for young leaders, 18-29 years old, who are actively working to contribute to the Education 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with youth/student networks.

The SDG4Youth network aims to include young education activists in shaping global education policies through..

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Antidote COVID-19 game launched by WHO and Psyon Games

Antidote COVID-19 game launched by WHO and Psyon Games

WHO and Psyon Games jointly launched a new tower defense game called the Antidote COVID-19 to turn complex, scientific information into a fun learning experience. During the course of the game, players will learn about their immune system, pathogens, vaccines and how to protect themselves from COVID-19.

The..

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UNICEF Report – The State of the World’s Children 2021

UNICEF Report – The State of the World’s Children 2021

In my mind – Promoting, protecting and caring for children’s mental health.

UNICEF recently published a report on the mental health of children around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has raised concerns about the mental health of a generation of children. But the pandemic may represent..

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Addressing hate speech through education – Multi-stakeholder online forum

Addressing hate speech through education – Multi-stakeholder online forum

Hate speech is on the rise worldwide, with the potential to incite violence, undermine social cohesion and tolerance, and cause psychological, emotional and physical harm based on xenophobia, racism, antisemitism, anti-Muslim hatred and other forms of intolerance and discrimination (UN, 2020). History..

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The UNESCO Chair endorses The Jena Declaration

The UNESCO Chair endorses The Jena Declaration

The UNESCO Chair Global Health & Education endorses The Jena Declaration which calls for a global mobilization to attain the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) before 2030. It wants to spur communities around the world to choose pathways to sustainability through a new culturally..

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Building Health Throughout the Life Course

Building Health Throughout the Life Course

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) recently published “Building Health Throughout the Life Course. Concepts, Implications, and Application in Public Health[1]”. The publication explains how health develops and changes throughout the life course, and how the use of the life course approach..

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Survey on the UNESCO Strategy on Education for Health and Well-being

Survey on the UNESCO Strategy on Education for Health and Well-being

UNESCO is currently assessing its Strategy on Education for Health and Well-Being (2016-2021) with a view to updating it to reflect changes in the international health and development agenda, including the Covid-19 pandemic and the new UNAIDS Strategy 2022-2026.

As part of this process,..

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Say no to discrimination in education! – UNESCO #RightToEducation campaign

Say no to discrimination in education! – UNESCO #RightToEducation campaign

The year 2020 marks 60 years since the adoption by UNESCO’s General Conference of the UNESCO Convention against Discrimination in Education. This Convention highlights States’ obligations to ensure free and compulsory education, promotes equality of educational opportunity and prohibits..

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Third High-level Meeting on Schooling during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Third High-level Meeting on Schooling during the COVID-19 Pandemic

On 2 July 2021, the Third High-level Meeting on Schooling during the COVID-19 Pandemic was held, organized by WHO/Europe, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The WHO European Technical Advisory Group (TAG)..

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