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Holiday Tips from Ophea Staff

Monday, December 7, 2015
The holiday season is here! This time of the year can be busy, stressful and down-right hectic. We forget to cherish the joys the holidays bring us; the muted alarm clocks, warm slippers, smiles and memories shared. Most often, in the midst of busy schedules, we neglect to focus on personal well-...

#OpheaChat Storify available now!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Miss our October 27th Twitter #OpheaChat sharing discussions on H&PE in Action? We’ve got you covered! Explore the chat’s Storify board to read and learn about H&PE in the classroom, school and community. Discover H&PE hot topics that were addressed and get inspired to bring your...

NEW Wallet Wellness Videos now available!

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Student counting money
Wallet Wellness is a free financial literacy resource that provides Grade 4-8 students with a strong understanding of financial basics in order to successfully navigate today’s complex financial world. Wallet Wellness is available in English and French and includes downloadable, easy-to-use...

Ophea brings you our new All About H&PE resource!

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Students with teacher outside
Ophea is here to help you implement the 2015 H&PE curriculum. Over the 2015/16 school year, we will be releasing a range of programs and services focusing on key elements of the H&PE curriculum. To help you get started, we’ve launched our new FREE resource - All About H&PE! This...

Ophea wants our kids to grow up healthy & happy

Thursday, September 3, 2015
Students in school hallway
Sexual health education has been part of the Ontario school curriculum for decades.  The Health and Physical Education curriculum, of which approximately 10 per cent addresses sexual health, is no different. This document builds upon previous versions of this curriculum with information that...

Ophea’s Healthy Schools Certification

Thursday, September 3, 2015
Students and Teachers being active at school
Make your school a healthy place! September 1st marked the launch of Ophea’s Healthy Schools Certification for the 2015/16 school year! Registration is now open with only 250 spots available on a first-come, first-served basis. Deadline to register is September 18th by 5pm or until all spots are...

Get in the Game with PlaySport!

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Students in gymnasium playing PlaySport
With the TORONTO 2015 Games just months away, get your students excited by learning PanAm and ParapanAm sports with PlaySport.    PlaySport is a free bilingual resource that makes it easy to help children and youth develop skills and strategies associated with a wide range of physical activities...

#OpheaChat for #HPEONT

Friday, May 1, 2015
Ophea Chat promotion
Join us for five #OpheaChat Twitter sessions to expand and strengthen your understanding of the 2015 Health and Physical Education (H&PE) curriculum. Each #OpheaChat will break down one of the five fundamental principles of the H&PE curriculum, providing accurate and thought-provoking...

How will you Level Up?

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
To celebrate the launch of Ophea’s new resource, Level Up, we are challenging you to make a healthy choice and level up too! The Level Up Challenge will be held April 7-10, 2015 on @OpheaCanada. Each day the Challenge will pose a question on Twitter asking you to share how you have made a choice...

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...

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