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Drawing The Line on Sexual Violence in Ontario Webinar Blog

Monday, March 29, 2021
Teachers serve many roles in a school community. They are in a position to shape how students learn, and provide support in setting them up for success to be responsible, reflective, and independent thinkers. As role models and mentors to students, teachers also play a critical role in helping to...

Rethinking and Redefining Intramural Activities: COVID-19 Considerations to Support Your Planning

Monday, November 9, 2020
Schools play an important role in providing opportunities for students to participate in physical activity. “Schools are uniquely positioned to positively influence levels of physical activity as they reach the vast majority of children and youth, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity or family...

A Safe Return to School Includes H&PE

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
"Given the importance of physical activity to long-term health, the COVID-19 pandemic should not limit the amount of physical activity for children/youth" (Government of Canada, 2020, COVID-19 guidance for schools Kindergarten to Grade 12) Going back to school is a time of excitement, a time to...

Safe Re-opening of Schools Supports

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Ontario’s students, parents/caregivers, and staff have demonstrated their commitment to learning and resilience ever since the COVID-19 outbreak. The Government of Ontario has now released a Guide to Reopening Ontario’s Schools for the 2020/2021 year, which includes a greater focus on social and...

Rowan’s Law Day Toolkit Now Available!

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Ophea’s Rowan’s Law Day Toolkit for Schools helps schools and classrooms recognize Rowan’s Law Day and encourage students to speak up about concussions. The Toolkit contains sample tools to support recognition of Rowan’s Law Day at your school and to spark conversation among students, staff, and...

New Ophea Concussion e-Learning Module!

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
The Concussion Identification, Management, and Prevention for Ontario Schools e-Learning module is free and intended for all school staff including educators, administrators, and support staff. The module will increase awareness and understanding of concussion and provide strategies and resources...