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#Ophea2016 is just weeks away!

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Get ready to learn, share and get active at the 2016 Ophea Conference! Taking place October 20th-21stat the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Ontario, the conference offers participants with an invaluable professional learning experience. This year’s conference features: A...

Keep motivated throughout the school year with these 5 tips!

Thursday, September 22, 2016
It’s a new school year and you’re feeling refreshed, but like any other September, back to school stress triggers are close at hand. Between prep work, extracurricular activities, spending time with family and friends, and personal hobbies it can be hard to keep up. So what can you do to keep...

Get the Facts with Ophea’s H&PE #FactFriday

Thursday, September 15, 2016
A new school year means a fresh opportunity to get students moving and inspire physical activity in all areas of school. Research has shown connections between increased levels of physical activity and better academic achievement, better concentration, better classroom behaviour, and more focused...

Ophea Healthy Schools Registration Now Open!

Friday, September 9, 2016
We are excited to announce that registration for Ophea’s Healthy Schools Certification for the 2016/17 school year is now open! Registration is open to 350 publicly funded schools in Ontario (Catholic and public, French and English) based on first come, first served. Registration will remain open...

Get ready to celebrate the Paralympic Games!

Thursday, September 1, 2016
The Olympic Games aren’t over yet! The 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be in full swing September 7th - 18th! Get ready for eleven days packed with exciting events such as table tennis, judo, powerlifting, and sailing. Here are a few tips to help you and your students get into the...