In November 2012 a bunch of enthusiastic colleagues from Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy and Portugal met in Antalya, Turkey to write a project with a focus on fitness and mental health. We found a name for our baby - FITme - and then submitted our proposal. We were approved with an outstanding score and are all set to make the best of it now.
FITme is aimed at raising students' awareness about physical and mental health in general and will be motivating them to do sports and eat healthily. All of this will be done in the course of two years by looking at the way our different schools approach these issues and how each country varies or looks alike in developing physical and mental trends. Besides that, we are planning to go into companies and check how they deal with the promotion of health for their employees and with prevention of (mental) illness.
We will be visiting each other's schools, learn a popular trend there to take home and teach our own pupils. Apart from these project meetings, we will of course