Healthy schools in Alicante

Training and educating young people: Recommendations for healthy living. SOURCE: Shutterstock

COUNCILOR for Commerce, Consumption, and Hospitality of Alicante, Lidia López, recently presented the program ‘Healthy Schools’ created to train and educate young people, families and teachers in healthy living habits, balanced eating, daily physical activity and personal hygiene.
This initiative launched by the Council has been presented at the San Roque School, a centre that hosted a pilot project in the past school year with the participation of 92 students.
Thanks to its success and good reception, the project has been expanded to seven educational centres in which a total of 552 students from Virgen del Remedio, Santísima Faz, Bacarot, El Plameral, Rabassa, Eusebio Sempere, Santo Domingo will participate.
López explained that with the implementation of the program in schools it will be possible to “Offer the necessary tools to train and educate students, raising awareness of healthy habits and lifestyle with a responsible attitude.”
Alicante is a pioneer in promoting the ‘Healthy Schools’ project among educational centres for children, primary and secondary schools. The project has been made possible thanks to the Education Centre of Consumer Resources of Alicante (CERCA), and a large team of experts in nutrition and health.

FacebookTwitterRedditWhatsAppTelegramLinkedInEmailCopy Link
Go Back
Written by

Damon Mitchell

From the interviewed to the interviewer

As frontman of a rock band Damon used to court the British press, now he lives the quiet life in Spain and seeks to get to the heart of the community, scoring exclusive interviews with ex-pats about their successes and struggles during their new life in the sun.

Originally from Scotland but based on the coast for the last three years, Damon strives to bring the most heartfelt news stories from the spanish costas to the Euro Weekly News.

Share your story with us by emailing [email protected], by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page


    Leave a comment

    Your email address will not be published.