The Model for Reflection can be used individually or in groups and consists of some guiding questions. It gives children and adults the possibility to, in a systematic way, to discover new perspectives of their actions in practice, it enables them to find other and maybe more efficient way to act, and it trains their ability to argue for actions and choices.
This survey is meant for students. It can be used to measure the impact of a project on student's ability and willingness to take action on the issues which they consider important.
When you're going to define a preliminary strategic plan for a project or plan actions in the project, a useful technique is a briefing workshop. This tool shows how to organize such a working session.
This tool helps children to document and evaluate neighborhood living. This can lead to an open dialogue with community residents and increase the children's awareness of the diversity of individual perceptions of neighbourhood spaces and lifestyles - and point out problems to resolve and spaces to redesign.
This tool is useful for involving e.g. parents, grandparents, teachers and health professionals. The adults are asked to recall images of significant behaviours, places, activities, actors and situations from one’s own childhood and reflect upon present-day changes in the urban environment, childhood and parental cultures, etc. This can lead to action planning regarding problemsolving of the present city.
Community profiling involves building up a picture of the nature, needs and resources of a community with the active participation of that community. It is a useful first stage in any community planning process to establish a context upon which there is broad consensus. The methods combine group working and group interaction techniques with data collection and presentation techniques.
The HEPS teacher-training programme is a train-the-trainers programme that can be used to train teachers on promoting healthy eating and physical activity. The Teacher Training Resource contains information and activities to support the introduction of a whole-school approach to healthy eating and physical activity in schools.
The Investigation-Vision-Action-Change (IVAC) model provides a framework for the development of healthpromoting strategies that ensure that the insight and knowledge that pupils acquire during the project is action-orientated and interdisciplinary and, therefore, conducive to the development of action competence.
HEPCOM project: preventing overweight and obesity among children and young people. The HEPCOM project aims to increase the number and quality of local community and school interventions for promoting healthy eating and physical activity among children and young people throughout Europe.
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