Through participating in the Our Hygiene Our Health competition, you will put the national Jordan “Back-to-school“ Guide into practice to prevent COVID-19 transmission at your school. The participatory tools will help you to develop and implement a coherent set of activities to create a safe school environment.
The schools with the most suitable solutions win the competition.
You will find the timeline and the necessary steps for the competition on this page below.
Dear Principals, Teachers, Students, Maintainers, Parents and Everyone,
With your participation in the Our Hygiene Our Health or the OHOH competition, you are making an important contribution to protecting yourself and everyone at your school from COVID-19.
When you develop a good OHOH concept you can protect everyone at your school and win a prize for the best competition entry.
The tools provided on this website will help you put the “Back-to-School“ Guide into practice. We want to help you to find and implement the best activities to make your school COVID-19 safer. COVID-19 safer means that the probability of a COVID-19 infection is very low and you are complying with the measures in the “Back-to-School“ Guide. Each school has its own context and will have to develop its own solutions for keeping the COVID-19 virus out of their school and mitigating transmission within the school.
During the remedial phase, your school has already prepared to be COVID-19 safer. Now, we encourage you to go a step further: to showcase your work and to collaborate with your school peers for making the school even more COVID-19 safe through this competition in a common and fun process, considering the needs and perspectives of your colleagues at school. Teamwork is crucial in this competition, as only together we can see the full picture and understand all risks of transmission!
The steps below guide you through the process, but you can choose your own methodology. By November 21st 2021 please hand in the “OHOH Entry Form“ through this website. Please add pictures so we can see what you have been implementing.
We are looking forward to visit the winning school within the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Register your school now to participate!
Dr. Nawwaf Mansour Al-Aqil Al-Ajarmeh (His Excellency the Secretary General for Educational Affairs)
Create an account by clicking on the button “Register your School“ on this Webportal. After registering, you can login on the upper right corner. Download the materials in the menu under “Download“. Once you have decided to take part in OHOH, School Management determines a Team Leader. School Management and Team Leader then prepare OHOH. This includes familiarising him- or herself with the OHOH conditions, Inspirational Package.
Find the – Inspirational Package here
The Team Leader or person assigned will start preparing the school for the children, where COVID-19 transmission is avoided.
You can get inspiration from the “Background Information“ in the Inspirational Package, “Posters-Mitigation Measures“, as well as the Jordan “Back-to-School“ Guide.
Preferably this work should be done as a team from the start, but this may not be possible.
You need a team to be successful. So, the Team Leader will invite members to build a team. Remember to make sure that different groups are represented in your team, as explained in the Inspirational Package.
We recommend to use two workshop days for the self-analysis and development of activities.
In the Inspirational Package you find proposals and explanations for each session.
During this workshop you can use the tools suggested to analyse the COVID-19 transmission pathways in your school and develop the suitable solutions to prevent transmission. It is recommended that you get feedback from everyone at school.
During the workshop, you will already take notes that will help you to fill in the “OHOH Entry Form“.
Take pictures of your process for documentation as you will be requested at the final stage to upload a video showing your process.
During the workshop you have developed activities for mitigating relevant transmission pathway of COVID-19 and assigned responsibilities who should implement them.
Find resources, involve the right people, motivate your school community and implement your activities.
Document your implementation with notes and pictures.
For each activity you should select one picture to include as part of your “OHOH Entry Form“.
Please keep your implementation going.
Upload your results in the “OHOH Entry Form“ on this webportal. Use your workshop notes, results and documentation.
Once registered and logged in, you will be able to make changes and upload additional material (like pictures) to your entry form until November 21st, 2021.
The selection process takes place after the deadline.
In December you get notified if you are a winning school and you may be visited by Jury members for the assessment of your results.
After the winter break the jury will make appointments for calls with the finalist schools to determine the winners for each school type and region.
Please make sure your OHOH Team is available for the call.
The winners will be awarded at the grand ceremony. More details will follow.
Every public school in Jordan can take part in OHOH. This means boys, girls and double shift schools are encourage to participate.
Just register your school and download the materials! The Inspirational Package will guide you on how to conduct a self-analysis for COVID-19 transmission pathways and to develop suitable activities to prevent transmission. You will develop and start implementing activities during the week of joy. All your questions related to the methodology should be answered in the Inspirational Package.
You can then implement your activities and upload your “OHOH Entry Form“ until November 21st, 2021.
Yes, your team should represent different groups from your school, including School Management, teachers, students, maintainers, parents and non-teaching staff. You can only participate and win with a team. Check the Inspirational Package for details!
Your proposal includes:
1) COVID-19 Mitigation at your school, including
a. the results of your self-analysis on challenges and their root causes for COVID-19 transmission
b. identified vulnerable groups at your school
c. a list of collaborations you may need,
d. how to motivate everyone at school to take part, and
e. importantly the activities you are implementing to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.
2) The documentation of your self-analysis process and the implementation of your activities.
This can be one picture (max 1MB) of your team and one picture (max 1MB) for each activity. Instead of taking the picture of your activity you can upload a maximum 1 minutes video. In the Entry Form, you will be able to upload the pictures and video.
3) A list of your actively involved team members
The best entries are defined as those who developed a coherent set of activities based on your self-analysis through a participatory process with your complete team.
Criteria to win are:
- Teamwork: How broad is the support for the concept at the school (participating stakeholder groups)?
- Ideas that are implementable by the school
- Quality of the problem analysis: Have the underlying root causes of transmission at the school been investigated?
- Holistic Approach: Concept contains a coherent set of activities that decreases the risk of COVID-19 transmission on various levels
- Documentation: Is there a proof of participatory process and implementation in pictures or other media?
To not spoil the fun, we will announce prizes soon. It will be exiting!
The competition takes place at your school! You do the self-analysis, develop of COVID-19 prevention activities and implement them. You hand in your OHOH Entry through this Webportal and an unbiased jury will evaluate it.
Find more Answers to Frequently Asked Questions in the specific "FAQ” Section". You can also read the Inspirational Package with all steps and background info in the "Downloads" section.
You find both in the menu which you can reach through the button on the top left of your screen. These are three little horizontal stripes.
All your questions should be answered there.
The global web portal was created by the German Toilet Organization (GTO) and Sanitation for Millions (S4M), Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) with financial support of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)