Comprehensive School Health

Comprehensive school health is an internationally recognized framework for supporting improvements in students’ educational outcomes while addressing school health in a planned, integrated and holistic way.

Intelligent group of young school children all raising their hands in the air to answer a question posed by the female teacher, view from behind

Healthy students are better learners:

DASH is a non-profit society committed to making a significant contribution toward positively influencing the health and learning capacity of students in BC. Healthy students are better learners.

What is a Healthy School?

A healthy school is a place where students have many opportunities – in the classroom, and in every aspect of their school experience – to foster their healthy physical, mental, social and intellectual development.

News & Events

DASH BC Healthy School Certification Pilot Project

DASH is excited to announce that we are launching a small pilot project to encourage schools to become DASH Healthy School Certified. This initiative provides the pilot schools with the opportunity to work on a priority health topic using a Comprehensive School Health approach. Contact us to find out more. 


Healthy Schools BC Newsletter

Stay up to date on all the healthy schools happenings in BC. Check out the latest issue –December 2019

What is a Healthy School?

Watch this video to find out how educators, health professionals, youth leaders, and students define a healthy school.