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It’s Time to Move Forward.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
It’s time. The 2015 Health & Physical Education (H&PE) curriculum has been released By: Chris Markham, Executive Director and CEO of Ophea (Ontario Physical and Health Education Association) Education and health in Ontario have reached a new milestone. For five years, Ontario’s students...

NEW H&PE Curriculum Released

Monday, February 23, 2015
This morning the Ontario Government released the 2015 Health and Physical Education (H&PE) curriculum. The H&PE curriculum focuses on skills and strategies that can be transferred from the context of the classroom to healthy, active living outside of school – assisting Ontario’s kids in...

Ontario Kids Deserve an Updated Curriculum

Monday, February 23, 2015
As we await the release of the updated Healthy and Physical Education Curriculum (Grades 1-12) Ophea is appealing to everyone to take the time to understand what this curriculum covers as the health and well-being of 2.1 million children and youth in Ontario is at stake. The following is a letter...

Thank you for helping to make Canadians healthy and active!

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Ophea was thrilled to have the opportunity to be a part of the Play Exchange national challenge and for our “Healthy Schools: Putting Students First” initiative to be one of six finalists. We are truly thankful for the support we received from so many individuals and organizations from across...

#PPAKidsHunt Wrap Up!

Monday, February 2, 2015
Week four of the PPA Kids twitter scavenger hunt wrapped up last night. Thank you to those that participated! Quick #PPAKidsHunt recap: Every morning we tweet out a scavenger hunt question and then a hint midday. By tweeting @OpheaCanada with the correct answer using the hashtag #PPAKidsHunt...