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Applying the Okanagan Charter for health promoting campuses in Aotearoa New Zealand

Applying the Okanagan Charter for health promoting campuses in Aotearoa New Zealand

After much public consultation, this practical guide was launched in 2018 by the TWANZ national executive to assist universities, polytechnics, institutes of technology, wānanga and other tertiary education providers in understanding and activating the 2015 Okanagan Charter.

The guide applies wellbeing frameworks developed in Aotearoa New Zealand to the Okanagan Charter and offers a range of examples,  measurement suggestions and guiding questions to assist embedding health and wellbeing on campus.

It is the first known guide to apply the Okanagan Charter to a local context.

The guide is available here.

Health and Wellbeing Checklist - For University Decision-making

Health and Wellbeing Checklist - For University Decision-making

"The checklist on the following page has eight steps that decision-makers can follow to assess whether their proposed initiative, decision or policy has considered potential impact on staff and student health and wellbeing. Healthy Sydney University has also included two examples to show how the checklist can be used."

Full report available here