Your health is your wealth

“Your Health is Your Wealth” is an EU-funded bilateral Erasmus plus project between two secondary schools: Framhaldsskólinn í Austur-Skaftafellssýslu (FAS) in Iceland and Liceum Ogólnokształcące nr VII (LO nr. VII) in Poland. The project leaders met at the eTwinning forum. After exchanging emails we found out many similarities between our schools despite considerable differences.

LO nr VII is a large school in the fourth largest city of Poland while FAS is one of the smallest secondary schools in Iceland. We discussed ideas we would like to explore and discovered we share similar concerns about our students’ stress related problems and willingness to improve their general wellbeing. We concluded we both wanted to create a programme which will tackle the most common problems teenagers face (school, peer and home pressure, addictions, poor self-image, concentration problems, tiredness, depressive moods, lower school achievement etc.). An idea of a holistic approach to health and well-being inspired us to develop a program which will aim at changing students’ attitudes to life and its challenges. Read more..