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Celebrating achievements within the sector

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Each year Ophea recognizes individuals and organizations who have contributed advancing the health and well being of children and youth in Ontario through the Ophea Awards. The following awards were distributed at the 2011 Ophea Conference on October 14, 2011: Award of Distinction - Nancy Schad...

The Facts About Ontario’s “Sex Ed” Curriculum: Why Ontario’s Students Need Quality Health and Physical Education

Thursday, October 6, 2011
Ophea has been supporting Health and Physical Education (H&PE) in Ontario for over 90 years. As an organization, we have never seen so much public awareness and dialogue about this issue as we have in the past year – unfortunately, all we have been talking about is sex, and we have not been...

Manage asthma in your school community!

Thursday, October 6, 2011
In Ontario, as many as 1 in 5 children have asthma. This fall, Ophea is encouraging educators to make the time to increase the awareness of asthma in their school. Ophea’s Asthma Education Initiative resources are designed to increase the skills and knowledge of educators about asthma management...