School, community and university partnership in promotion of healthy and active lifestyle – Macedonian perspective and experiences

Popeska, Biljana (2018) School, community and university partnership in promotion of healthy and active lifestyle – Macedonian perspective and experiences. In: 5t International Conference of physical Education and Sport Science, 04-06 December, 2018, Nevsehir, Cappadocia -Turkey.


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Promotion of health and wellbeing, creating habits for healthy and active lifestyle and behavior is a goal of every country worldwide. It’s a process that starts at the very early age and continues during the life span. This process starts in the family surrounding, continuous with the process of physical education through the educational system, from pre – school education up to universities. It’s a process that requires joint efforts of all authorities including pre – school institutions, schools, universities, community and stakeholders. The aim of this workshop is to share the Macedonian perspective of this partnership, sharing the experiences in cooperation between pre – school institutions and schools in Stip, Republic of Macedonia, initiated by the Goce Delcev University and supported by the municipality and local stakeholders. Several examples of good practice from Macedonian perspective will be presented. They refer to cooperation of Goce Delcev University in Stip and local schools including organization of sport events such as: day of sport for parents and children, family day for traditional movement games, sport and family values, implementation of BB projects in schools etc. Several examples will be shared regarded the partnership between university and community as well as the university and local stakeholders. The main emphases will be pointed toward the gains from such form of partnership and cooperation, the impact toward changing the awareness for healthy and active leaving as an essential issue, but also toward the usual problems that arises during such cooperation. Possible solutions and directions for future actions will be suggested. A possible proposals for international cooperation and partnership between countries and institutions will be shared, as manner of acting local and thinking global toward the mutual goal – healthy and active children as citizens of the world.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Subjects: Social Sciences > Educational sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Science
Depositing User: Biljana Popeska
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2019 08:55
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2019 08:55

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