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Using Phys Ed to Help Students Deal with Tragedy

Thursday, March 21, 2013
As a physical education teacher, I know there are hundreds of benefits for students participating in physical education classes. We know its impact on physical fitness, fundamental movement skills, cooperation and so many more. But recent events have led me to believe that we need to add another...

New Report: Ready, Set, Go: Building Healthy Schools in Ontario

Monday, March 18, 2013
Ophea supports today’s release of People for Education’s new report, Ready, Set, Go: Building Healthy Schools in Ontario, now available online here. The report states that “Ontario’s schools hold the potential to improve children’s chances for success—academically, physically, socially and...

"...There is never a wrong time to do the right thing."

Thursday, March 7, 2013
Ophea's CEO, Chris Markham, has responded to Bob Hepburn's opinion piece printed in the Toronto Star titled, Premier Kathleen Wynne faces risky choice on sex-ed curriculum. With all due respect to Bob Hepburn there is never a wrong time to do the right thing.  We need to stop politicizing this...