There are many ways Cancer Council Queensland can support your school or early childhood centre. A number of programs have been developed to assist you in creating a safer and healthier learning environment.
Did you know that at least one third of all cancer cases are preventable through healthy living?
QUEST provides free strategies, information, curriculum resources and template polices to promote health and wellbeing in your organisation.
SunSmart Shade Creation
The SunSmart Shade Creation Initiative provides 50 per cent matched funding up to $2000 for portable shade and up to $5000 for permanent shade for not-for-profit organisations that cater to children 0-18 years. All eligible not-for-profit organisations, are encouraged to apply.
Sun Sound is a catchy jingle designed to be played at regular intervals on loud speakers in outdoor areas, as a friendly reminder for students and educators to protect their skin from the sun in the following 5 ways: Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide.
Healthy Educators Program
Cancer Council Queensland and TUH Health Fund have jointly developed the Healthy Educators’ Program, which aims to advise Queensland educators on cancer prevention and healthy living through a series of free educational workshops. The program is designed to assist educators to improve their health, and the health of the school community.