A 15 ECTS learning module is created together with partner universities to meet the local challenges of unhealthy and sedentary lifestyles of children. The main goals of the module are to strengthen health in the communities by capacitating future professionals to apply sustainable physical education and capacitating students to plan and implement health-promoting projects.
Promoting of Health-Enhancing Physical Activity (HEPA) is one of the core issues in this module. HEPA is any form of physical activity that benefits health and functional capacity without undue harm or risk. The Module consist of a literature review, needs assessment and blended learning module. The aim and end point of the module is a student exchange program for European students, working together with South African students and educators in South African primary schools, implementing health promotion through physical activity programs.