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Healthy living

 

Overview

Healthy living is a school based health promotion program delivered by the charity, Red Dust Role Models. The program involves three stages of week-long visits to schools in remote communities. Sport, art, music and dance are used to communicate positive health messages resulting in fun, interactive and inclusive classroom activities. Role models from sport, art, music, dance, business and health provide the expertise to support the delivery of Healthy living.

Students learn the essential elements to good health including:

Learning outcomes range from the recommended intake of fruit and vegetables to the definition and causes of common preventable diseases. Students are encouraged to be creative and learn new skills in sport, the arts and healthy cooking while interacting with role models.

Abstract adapted from Red Dust Role Models

Contacts

Red Dust Role Models
Northern Territory
17/311 Stuart Highway
Alice Springs NT 0870

Head office
Level 1, 397 Chapel Street
South Yarra Vic 3141
PO Box 178
Prahran Vic 3181
Ph: (03) 9826 2500
Email: admin@reddust.org.au

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Last updated: 26 March 2015
 
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