Topic 3 Why are educators important in promoting healthy lifestyles for children and adolescents?

  • Children and Adolescents live and grow in multiple contexts,are nourished by relationships they learn multiple tools and strategies to cope with difficult moments.
  • In those contexts they “meet” with figures with various roles that may become role models and then impact their well-being and the promotion of healthy lifestyles.
  • Who are the Ā«educatorsĀ»?
  • They are teachers, health professionals, and other figures in educational contexts, coaches and trainers in sports contexts….all adults who gravitate around children and adolescents throughout the day and who contribute to their growth in various way.