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Educating healthy citizens in New Zealand schools: Students leading the way

Sally Boyd

This paper describes some of the findings from an evaluation of the Fruit in Schools (FiS) initiative. It outlines how the community development and health promotion approaches used by FiS schools offered students increased leadership opportunities.  Findings are presented which show how supporting students to lead change can contribute to a range of positive outcomes.

Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, USA, April 8-12, 2011.

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