100TEACHING VALUES SECTION 4 THE FIVE EDUCATIONAL VALUES OF OLYMPISM I n the image here, a young artist has created a representation of multiculturalism and peace. This picture was drawn by a young person in Romania and submitted to the Children's International Drawing Competition 1985. FOR DISCUSSION What symbols of peace and acceptance are represented in this picture? TO DO Create a work of art that represents peace and acceptance in the world. RightChildren's International Drawing competition 1985: Picture by Barbu Elena ( 12 years old) from Romania. HAPPYDAYS USE THIS IMAGE TO HELP LEARNERS DEVELOP THEIR OWN SYMBOLS AND IMAGES OF A MULTI- CULTURAL WORLD LIVING IN PEACE.
TEACHING VALUES AN OLYMPIC EDUCATION TOOLKIT C hildren need safe social and physical surroundings in order to become the best that they can be, and to make good choices. A healthy school or a healthy sports programme makes the welfare of young people its number one priority. A healthy school or sports facility: is clean and safe attends to the needs of all children and youth – girls and boys, children with learning disabilities, and children with hearing, vision and other " EDUCATION MUST BE A PREFACE TO LIFE. THE MAN WILL BE FREE; THE CHILD MUST BE ALSO. THE POINT IS TO TEACH THE CHILD TO USE HIS FREEDOM AND TO UNDERSTAND ITS SIGNIFICANCE." PIERRE DE COUBERTIN15 physical disabilities provides daily opportunities for children and youth of all ages to participate in physical activity provides an environment free from discrimination, harassment and intimidation is a place in which individual differences and cultural traditions are valued and respected recognises that parents and the community play important roles in helping to develop healthy children and young people. " THE GOAL OF EDUCATION [ IS] THE ' DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPLETE HUMAN BEING, ORIENTED TO THE ENVIRONMENT, AND ADAPTED TO HIS OR HER TIME, PLACE AND CULTURE'. THIS ADAPTATION INVOLVES THE CAPACITY TO MEET NEW SITUATIONS AND TO HAVE THE INTELLIGENCE AND COURAGE TO TRANS-FORM THEM WHEN CHANGE IS NEEDED." MARIA MONTESSORI16 BelowA young gymnast training in a sports school in China. D: PURSUITOF EXCELLENCE SECTION 4 THE FIVE EDUCATIONAL VALUES OF OLYMPISM TEACHING VALUES101 A FOCUS ON EXCELLENCE CAN HELP YOUNG PEOPLE TO MAKE POSITIVE, HEALTHY CHOICES AND STRIVE TO BECOME THE BEST THAT THEY CAN BE IN WHATEVER THEY DO. 15 in Müller, N. ( Ed.). ( 2000). Pierre de Coubertin: Olympism, Selected Writings. Lausanne, Switzerland: International Olympic Committee, 16 in Lillard, P. 1996. Montessori Today: A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to Adulthood. NY: Schocken Books, p. 3).