a national action programme
Schools and municipalities participating in the programme implement their own individual plans to increase physical activity during the school day. More than 90% of municipalities and of comprehensive schools (2 116 schools) are involved in the programme. Finnish Schools on the Move programme started with a pilot phase (2010-2012). In years 2015-2018 the programme was one of the key projects in the field of knowledge and education in the Government Programme of Finland. The programme is carried out by the Finnish National Agency of Education and the Ministry of Education and Culture. The programme is financed with lottery funding and coordinated by the LIKES Research Centre for Sport and Health Sciences.
Level of Education: Preschool, School
Lead Organisation: Schools on the Move