The Health Promotion Directorate aims to create a healthy school environment by promoting the general health and wellbeing of learners and educators, and by addressing key health and social barriers to learning in order to promote effective teaching and learning.
- To develop systems for the mainstreaming of care and support for teaching and learning;
- To increase sexual and reproductive health knowledge, skills and decision making among learners, educators and school support staff;
- To facilitate early identification and treatment of health barriers to learning; and
- To increase knowledge and awareness of health promoting behaviours.