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Ophea’s webinars are developed by educators and subject matter experts and delivered online. These interactive professional learning webinars range from 0.5 - 1.5 hours in length and feature a variety of facilitated instructional methods to meet the needs of diverse learners. Webinars are generally offered for free and recordings, when offered, are generally posted within one month of the live webinar date.

The symbols below are used to represent the target audience of each webinar:

Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years: An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep

Audience: Elementary Educator
Audience: Secondary Educator
Audience: Public Health
Audience: Recreation

As of November 20, Canada’s first-ever 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for children in their early years will be available for parents and caregivers. These new Guidelines provide recommendations about...

Screens are Everywhere: How to Integrate Screen Time into our Daily Lives Without Sacrificing Physical Activity

Audience: Elementary Educator
Audience: Secondary Educator
Audience: Public Health
Audience: Recreation

The majority of children and youth are not engaging in enough heart pumping physical activity for good health. At the same time, many of these children and youth are accumulating excessive amounts of...

Results from the 2016 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

Audience: Elementary Educator
Audience: Secondary Educator
Audience: Public Health
Audience: Recreation

This webinar is designed to provide participants with an overview of the 2016 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. The ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical...

Sedentary Behaviour in the Workplace

Audience: Public Health
Audience: Recreation

We've known for decades that physical activity is important for health and longevity.  But recent research suggests that sitting too much is bad for your health, even if you get plenty of exercise. ...

Physical Activity Messaging in a Busy Media Environment

Audience: Elementary Educator
Audience: Secondary Educator
Audience: Public Health
Audience: Recreation

This webinar explores the idea that most people don’t spend a lot of time thinking about the physical activity promotion messages they see or hear. However, these messages must ‘compete’ with many...

It’s 2017! Persisting Gaps and New Opportunities to Actively Engage Girls and Young Women

Audience: Elementary Educator
Audience: Secondary Educator
Audience: Public Health
Audience: Recreation

It may be 2017, but the struggle to achieve gender equity in sport and physical activity continues. During this 1 hour webinar, Sydney Millar will reflect on persisting gaps and barriers that are...

Evaluating Walking Environments Using Audits – A Comparison and Discussion

Audience: Public Health
Audience: Recreation

Walkability audits can be used to achieve a number of objectives. This webinar reviews three examples of walkability audits conducted in Southern Ontario and outlines the different audit frameworks...

Healthy Children on the Move: Physical Activity and the Childcare Setting

Audience: Elementary Educator
Audience: Secondary Educator
Audience: Public Health
Audience: Recreation

This webinar focuses on: Physical activity Policy Childcare setting  Participants will learn about: Key concepts in physical activity; The importance of policies in childcare settings including a...

Are we doing it all wrong? Physical activity, risk and resilience.

Audience: Elementary Educator
Audience: Secondary Educator
Audience: Public Health
Audience: Recreation

Each year more Canadian children are injured falling out of their beds than falling out of a tree yet there is no outcry to ban bedroom furniture. With few exceptions, our communities are safer than...

Kids, have you played today? Promoting active play for children aged 0-12 years through community-based interventions

Audience: Elementary Educator
Audience: Secondary Educator
Audience: Public Health
Audience: Recreation

This webinar explores current evidence surrounding active play from the Public Health Ontario evidence brief, Promoting active play for children 0-12: A review of community-based interventions. A...

Learning Health and Physical Education Through Inquiry

Audience: Elementary Educator

Throughout this webinar participants will: Experience the Inquiry Based Learning process and approach in the context of health and physical education. Break down the Inquiry process in order to...

Teachers Talk Sex Ed: Practical Approaches to Implementation

Audience: Elementary Educator
Audience: Public Health

This webinar will provide the opportunity for you to: Listen to educators with experience teaching human development and sexual health share effective strategies and practices they have implemented...

Human Development & Sexual Health Situations & Scenarios supporting Ophea’s H&PE Curriculum Resource: Grades 1-8

Audience: Elementary Educator
Audience: Public Health

Throughout this webinar educators will explore: Strategies for creating an emotionally safe learning environment from the 2015 Ontario H&PE curriculum How Ophea’s H&PE Curriculum Resources:...

Understanding the HD&SH Curriculum Expectations and Ophea’s Implementation Supports: Grades 1-8

Audience: Elementary Educator
Audience: Public Health

 Throughout this webinar educators will explore: Human Development and Sexual Health (HDSH) in the Ontario H&PE curriculum Ophea’s approach to supporting the implementation of HDSH through Ophea’...