Educated people are better able to respond to health needs of their
families and contribute to the well being of their communities.
But the foundations of such life skills are largely set at school.
Good health supports successful learning as much as successful
learning supports health. Research again indicates that healthy
- have higher daily school attendance
- learn better
- take full advantage of every opportunity to learn and thus achieve
higher academic excellence tend to maximise social relationships
and interactions at school and at home , thus improving their
chances of balanced development.
Education increases children's opportunities to keep healthy. Acquisition
of health related knowledge, attitudes, skills and practices empower