Health and safety in schools

Resources and information promoting physical and mental health in Alberta schools.


Learn how to recognize, prevent and respond to signs of bullying in school.

Policy, principles and procedures for schools to help students get active each day and develop positive habits for healthy lifestyles.

School administrators can find resources to prepare schools for an emergency or pandemic.

Gay-straight alliances (GSAs) and queer-straight alliances (QSAs) promote welcoming, caring, respectful and safe schools for LGBTQ2S+ students and their allies.

Learn more about how to understand and promote positive mental health in schools.

A peer support network is a student group that promotes a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment.

School staff see children regularly and have the opportunity to respond to changes in behaviour and to help students in need.

Legislation and practices to ensure that schools are welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environments.

Students in participating schools will receive a daily nutritious meal that follows the Alberta nutrition guidelines for children and youth.

Standards for the use of seclusion and physical restraint in schools.

How to recognize signs of youth homelessness and resources to respond.

Learn how K to 12 schools support students with medical needs like Type 1 diabetes or allergies.