Our Vision and Strategy

Our Vision

 Our Vision is that Health Promotion be embedded in the ethos of Western Australian schools

  • Schools are a hub for health promotion in communities.
  • The health of school users is improved and/or protected through their school.
  • Throughout their schooling, children and youth are healthy, safe and equipped to embark on a journey of lifelong learning.
  • Agencies better understand the needs of schools and can develop appropriate programs and initiatives.

WAHPSA Constitution


Our Strategy

 Be the lead advocating body for the Health Promoting Schools Framework in WA

  • Advocate for the development of school health promotion and promote the health promoting schools concept.
  • Develop policies of mutual co-operation for groups working in the area of school health promotion.
  • Promote the adequate resourcing of school health promotion and maximise the efficient use of existing resources.
  • Provide a network to encourage appropriate partnerships among health and education organisations.
  • Provide professional development opportunities.
  • Provide a forum for the exchange of knowledge and expertise; and an opportunity to comment on issues affecting school health promotion.


WAHPSA objectives:

  • Promote collaboration between Health Promotion providers and engage organisations with the WA Health Promoting Schools Association.
  • Explore strategies for promoting and delivering evidence based health promotion information to schools and agencies.
  • Raise the profile of the WA Health Promoting Schools Association state-wide.
  • Ensure the sustainability of the WA Health Promoting Schools Association.
  • Raise the profile of and advocating for the Health Promoting Schools Framework.


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