Schools have a major influence on children and young people’s learning and development. Hence, it is important that teachers and school staff are equipped with evidence-based information and resources to help students make healthy and informed decisions. Below are a range of resources aimed at equipping schools to engage with students and parents on the impacts of smoking and vaping, and to assist them in making healthy, informed choices.
Vaping and Young People – For Educators – Lung Foundation Australia Factsheet aimed at empowering teachers to inform and protect young people from the harms of vaping
The Positive Choices website has a range of evidence-based drug education resources for school communities, including resources on smoking and vaping
Engaging parents in drug education – A range of resources and templates by the Department of Education and Training to engage with parents/carers and students in drug education. This includes guidelines for schools to promote parent involvement and school-based program activity guides.
Kids Co-designing Healthy Places - A resource supporting local councils and schools to engage with kids to co-design healthier places.