Health & Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing Resources

PASS Project WaSH-W

Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Wellbeing: designing solutions in the time of COVID-19

This project used design thinking principles to help create local solutions around clean water, sanitation, hygiene and wellbeing. This is a key area of learning during COVID-19, but also relates to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation and Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing. This project also aimed to build and deepen students' STEM skills.

This program was intended for participants to enact their solutions on their communities to improve aspects of water, sanitation, hygiene and wellbeing.

PASS Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources from Australian Participants

View full list of Health and Wellbeing resources here

In this Google Drive folder, you will find resources shared by PASS Australian educators, including:

These resources were shared by PASS Australian educators, Nick Jack at O'Loughlin College, Sharon Davis at Hurlstone Agricultural High School and Brett Clements at Cherrybrook Technology High School.

PASS Tokstori bilong COVID-19

A Creative Response to COVID-19

Share a short creative response to the question: "How have you and/or your community reacted positively in the time of COVID-19?"

Submissions can be:

Untitled presentation

Wellbeing Activities and Conversation Starters

Wellbeing activities and conversation starters for parents of secondary school-aged children.

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Wellbeing Interactive Activities

What is wellbeing in a school?

Well-being is a broad concept and covers a range of psychological and physical abilities. Schools play an important role in promoting student mental health, and physical and emotional well-being.  They can provide a feeling of belonging, a sense of purpose, achievement and success. Education protects and supports a person’s well-being across a lifetime.

Learn more about how schools can cultivate well-being for individuals and communities by accessing a range of research and resources, including:

Also, Headspace is a National Youth Mental Health Foundation. They began in 2006, and ever since they've provided early intervention mental health services to 12-25-year-olds. They support young people with mental health, physical health, alcohol and other drug services, as well as work and study support. 

See the Headspace website for a range of interactive activities to support your well-being, navigate life, alcohol, and work and study. 

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WHO Health for All Film Festival

Be inspired! See what student reporters can do - World Health Organisation Health for All Film Festival 

The World Health Organisation (WHO) invited filmmakers, communities and students from around the world to submit original short films on health promotion. The festival aimed to recruit a new generation of film and video innovators to champion and promote global health issues.

The 2020/21/22 film festivals attracted 3,475 short film submissions from 110 countries. See films and award winners here

Short films were categorised under one of three descriptions, which relate to WHO's global health goals:

This resource can inspire a collaborative idea in your school, district, province or across the country. Making a health promotion film supports student agency, collaboration, communication, media literacy, global awareness and STEM education including health sciences and science communication.

Keep an eye out for the next Health for All Film Festival competition round to submit your own short film!