Reply To: Module 3 – Global Inequality

Kate Liston

Yes, teachers have a very important role in modelling healthy habits that sustain our mental and physical wellbeing. Educating and supporting parents is vital though, and this requires more at a higher level than relying on schools. Schools alone cannot stem the tide against the increased physical and mental health problems due to children’s increased access to technology and unhealthy food. Schools in my opinion are making great efforts through various programmes and initiatives to address these issues but it needs a more comprehensive national approach.

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