Projects and Materials

Initiated by the UNESCO Chair on "Physical Activity and Health in Educational Settings":

Research Project

School-based intervention programme aimed at consolidating the practice of physical education and ensuring the physical literacy and healthy active living of school children and teachers. Based in South Africa.

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Research Project

School-based intervention programme aimed at consolidating the practice of physical education and ensuring the physical literacy, healthy active living and healthy diet of school children. Based in South Africa, Tanzania and Ivory Coast.

Study protocol

Dissemination

We plan to conduct teacher workshops and a dissemination of the KaziBantu project amongst 300 primary schools in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, and potentially to other schools from Southern Africa.


Teaching Material

Educational and instructional tool for primary school teachers. Aimed at enhancing children’s overall health through the implementation of Physical Education, Moving-to-music, Health and Hygiene, and Nutrition lessons. The toolkit contains one school year worth of ready-made lessons for grades 1 through 7.

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Teacher's Health Promotion Programme

School-based programme aimed at improving teachers health and wellbeing. Health risk assessment, lifestyle coaching and a smartphone app are used to lessen cardiovascular and communicable disease risk, and to improve physical activity, nutrition and psychosocial health.

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Teacher's Health Assessment Tool

Kazi-Comprehensive-Health-Assessment-Tool (Kazi-CHAT) is an individual risk assessment tool which entails a number of tests related to measuring health and well-being.

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Research Project

Where it all began: The "Disease, Activity and Schoolchildren’s Health" (DASH) Study in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Funded by the Swiss and South African Joint Research Programme. Concluded in March 2018.

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