SHE factsheets

In September 2019 SHE has published a new factsheet on health literacy in schools. See it on this page where you also find five other factsheets on different topics, related to the health promoting school. The factsheets are available in several languages.

The video below is an introduction to the Factsheet 2019. The health promoting school (HPS) approach:

The video below introduces to the SHE factsheet on school health inequality.

Factsheet 6:

Health literacy in schools - State of the art

Factsheet 6 (English)


Factsheet 5:

Health promoting schools in Europe - State of the art

Factsheet 5 (English)

Factsheet 5 (Russian)


Factsheet 4:

School health promotion – Evidence for effective action on inequalities

Factsheet 4 (English)


Factsheet 3:

Effective networks and partnerships for health promotion in schools

This SHE factsheet provides information on what networks and partnerships in school health promotion are and why they are important. It also explores factors that promote and inhibit networks and partnerships includings case studies of sustainable networking and partnerships in school health.

Factsheet 3 (English)

Factsheet 3 (Italian)


Factsheet 2: 

School health promotion: evidence for effective action

This SHE factsheet is an updated overview of the evidence of health promotion in schools, including more than 90 scientific references. It is based on a report with comprehensive scientific references entitled, ‘School health promotion: an overview of the evidence for effective action’.

Factsheet 2 (English)

Background document – factsheet 2 (English)

Factsheet 2 (Russian)

Factsheet 2 (Slovenian)

Factsheet 2 (Italian)


Factsheet 1: 

State of the art: health promoting schools in Europe

This SHE factsheet provides a brief description of the current state of health promoting schools (HPS) in the European region. It is based on data collected on the 43 SHE member countries in the European region. The results presented in the factsheet serve as a benchmark for future HPS development and implementation in the European region. 

Factsheet 1 (English) 

Factsheet 1 (Russian) 

Factsheet 1 (Slovenian) 

Factsheet 1 (Italian)