Secondary School Toolkit: Promoting Connectedness
The purpose of this resource is to provide educators with strategies to increase connectedness and student sense of belonging to their school. Strategies target multiple levels of influence including attitudes and knowledge as well as the social and physical environments.
Evidence for School Connectedness (PDF)
Overview of Activities (PDF)
Curriculum Teaching and Learning
School and Classroom Leadership
Highlights of the Toolkit
Curriculum related activities that can be used in the classroom and school to enhance student sense of belonging and connectedness.
Activities to support school and classroom leadership and student engagement.
School level initiatives to create supportive environments.
Announcements and health walls.
Social and Physical Environments
Home, School and Community Partnerships
To contact the School Health Team at the Middlesex-London Health Unit, please call 519-663-5317 ext. 9010 or email
Date of creation: September 25, 2017
Last modified on: March 9, 2020