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The author addresses the concept of spirituality and its need in health education curricula. He states that spirituality is a crucial factor in health and wellbeing. A definition is offered that contrasts with religion. Five explanations are included to support the inclusion of spirituality in school curricula.
Focuses on the efforts of student teachers from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto to promote health and physical education initiatives in the Caribbean. Aims of the efforts; Overview of the Health and Family Life Education Program; Challenges associated with promoting health and physical education in the Caribbean.