SHE Assembly

The group of SHE national coordinators is called the SHE Assembly. This group is the steering and decision-making body of SHE and meets once a year at the Assembly meeting. If a country has no national coordinator, an appointed regional coordinators can represent the country instead. WHO EURO, SHE regional coordinators and the SHE Research Group have an observer status in the SHE Assembly.
According to the Articles of Association the SHE Assembly approves the nomination and election of the SHE board members for the following year.

SHE Assembly Meeting 2021

On 2nd to 3rd June 2021, the SHE Assembly meeting and capacity building workshop took place as an online event.




Presentations from the first day:

Welcome to the Assembly (Ulla Pedersen)

International coordinators report (Anette Schulz)

Presentation from SHE Research Group (Marjorita Sormunen)

News from WHO (Martin Weber)

Information about budget 2021 and future funding (Anette Schulz)

Health promoting schools in the time of COVID-19 (Veronica Velasco)

An idea to get new subscribers for SHE Newsletter (Annamaria Somhegyi)


Materials from the second day:

Welcome to the Assembly meeting's second day (Ulla Pedersen)

School-based mental health promotion: An overview of the current state-of-the-art (Catriona O'Toole and Emily Darlington)

"This is me" - prevention programme (Domen Kralj)

Happiness triangle in educaton (Eline De Decker)

Children explore mental health and well being at school (members of Children's Parliament Scotland, with Colin Morrison and Katie Reid)

Mental health (Nika and Maja)

"Our needs and thoughts relating to the school environment" (Val Stankovič Pangerc)

Group work on mental health (padlet)

Closing comments (Anette Schulz)


Materials from SHE coordinators: Mental health

All coordinators are asked to prepare a short essay, a powerpoint presentation or a short video on the theme of the 2021-capacity building workshop, mental health, at schools in their countries.See the contributions below:


Flanders (Belgium)



Kazakhstan (powerpoint)

Kazakhstan A (video, 3½ minutes) 

Kazakhstan B (video, 7 minutes, longer version of the same video)




North Macedonia


Russian Federation





SHE Assembly Meeting 2020

The Assembly Meeting 2020 was held as an online event on 29-30 October 2020. Documents from the meeting are available below.


Watch the video on SHE's activities in 2020

Minutes SHE Assembly meeting


Capacity Building on Physical Activity (29th October)

The theme of the capacity building workshop on the Assembly Meeting was Physical Activity.

A short description of Finnish Schools on the Move

Schools on the Move overview video

Schools on the Move teacher comments 

Active Classroom in Jyväskylä

Padlet from the workshop (in pdf)

Minutes from the workshop


Material from SHE coordinators: the use of SHE materials in the time of COVID-19

Denmark and an additional document "A note for the Movement in Secondary Education Campaign"

Flanders (Belgium)

Finland (presentation at the meeting)




Italy - Lombardy Region



the Nederlands

North Macedonia


Poland (presentation at the meeting)


Slovenia (presentation at the meeting)




Other presentations from 29th-30th October:

Welcome to the SHE Assembly meeting 2020

International coordinators report (Anette Schulz)

Presentation of work performed by the SHE research group (Marjorita Sormunen)

News from WHO (Martin Weber)

Materials for teachers 2020: Health Promoting Schools and Social Inequalities (Luciana Collier)

See presentations from Slovenia, Finland and Poland above (material from SHE coordinators)

Padlet from the group discussions on SHE tools in the time of COVID-19 (in pdf)


SHE Assembly Meeting 2019

The SHE assembly meeting 2019 was held in Reykjavík in Iceland on 20-21 June 2019. These are the documents from the meeting:

Minutes, Assembly Meeting 2019

Capacity building workshop, by Marjorita Sormunen

Presentation by Anette Schulz & Ulla Pedersen

SHE Research Group, by Marjorita Sormunen & Kevin Dadaczynski

Presentation by Marilena Di Stasi, CHAFEA

HBSC, by Simon Murphy & Jo Inchley

Presentation from HBSC meeting, by Elena Kosevska

WHO, by Martin Weber

Read the revised Articles of Association


Joint workshop on 20 June, capacity building

SHE Mapping, by Julien Masson

SHE School Manual, by Julien Masson

Teacher material, by Leena Paakkari

SHE Standards and indicators, by Electra Bada


National coordinators presentations

Tools and materials for school health promotion

Sanda Terela, Latvia

Mojca Bevc, Slovenia

Svetlana Sokolova, Russia

Veronica Velasco, Italy – Lombardia

Alice Haav, Estonia

Suzanne Hargreaves, Scotland

Electra Bada, Greece

Good practices and themes

Päivi Nykyri, Finland

Marije van Koperen, The Netherlands

Nina Viig, Norway

Gemma Cox, UK Wales

Anina Chileva, Bulgaria

Implementation and evaluation of school health promotion

Børge Koch, Denmark

Ingibjörg Guðmundsdóttir, Iceland

Elena Kosevska, North Macedonia

Tineke Vansteenkiste, Belgium

Irit Livne, Israel

José Carlos Sousa, Portugal

Zarina Keruyenova, Kazakhstan

Annamaria Somhegyi, Hungary


SHE Assembly Meeting 2018

The SHE assembly meeting 2018 was held in Copenhagen in Denmark on 5-6 November.

Minutes from SHE Assembly Meeting 2018.