TEACHING VALUES AN OLYMPIC EDUCATION TOOLKIT SECTION 1 INTRODUCTION TO OLYMPIC VALUES EDUCATION TEACHINGVALUES17 OLYMPICEDUCATION AROUNDTHEWORLD THE WORK OF THESE NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEES SHOWS HOW THE IDEAS AND VALUES OF OLYMPISM CAN BE TAUGHT TO CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES. ALGERIA5 Historically, the project of the establishment of the NOA of Algeria was borne from the will of the NOC to create an institution which would be capable of taking charge of the Olympic Education programmes in Algeria... There was a need for carrying the ideals and values of Olympism beyond a domain which had always been dedicated to sports practice. Established on the 25th February 2002 the NOA of Algeria is constituted by a Director, a Coordinator a " Pedagogy and Planning" Department, and an " Organisation and Communication" Department. The programmes that are described below have similar intentions. OTHER EXAMPLES OF OLYMPIC EDUCATION PROGRAMMES GUATEMALA6 Olympic festival – During three days, the Guatemalan Olympic Academy and the Guatemala Olympic Committee organise an annual Olympic festival including different activities: sponsor's show, sport exhibitions, conferences and workshops on topics related to Olympism, as well as a painting and drawing contest entitled " Draw your sport and name it" aimed at all age groups. The activity, held annually, aims to dissem-inate Olympic principles and promote all sports, relating them to art and culture. Cine Forum– The Olympic Academy of Guatemala holds, periodically, a series of Cine Forum in different educational institutions throughout the country, in order to make Olympic Philosophy known through an interactive educational program. Approximately 150 students aged between 12 and 18 are divided into several groups to watch a movie related to Olympism and discuss the values or anti- values identified in the movie. ALGERIA – ACTIVITIES 2004/ 2005 Activity under the title: Olympic Races Target Group: Pupils of the 5th and 6th grade of primary schools Concept and implementation of 2000 participation cards Distribution of the participation cards to the schools Distribution of T- shirts, hats and balloons to the participating pupils and schools Activity " Sport and Fair Play" Target group: Students of high schools and colleges Action's objective: To raise public awareness through games and questions Concept and implementation of a leaflet in 5000 copies Activity " Sports and ill children" Target group: Children and teenagers who are hospital patients Action's objective: To raise awareness and comfort through sport Distribution of leaflets " Games and Questions" on the occasion of the Olympic Games ALGERIA – ACTION PLAN FOR 2006 ACTIVITY TARGET GROUP PERIOD " Sport and Fair Play" Students of colleges and January, February, March, April, To raise awareness high schoolsMay, June 2006 through games and questions National Literary Olympic Young people from April- June 2006 competition on the subject : 18 to 21 years old " Sport without doping: The champions do not cheat" National Session Sports educators, coaches of October 2006 " School and Olympism" the EPS or school leaders National Arts Competition People of art and culture June 2006 " Works of Olympic inspiration" Above The Algerian Olympic Committee logo. Right The Guatemalan Olympic Committee logo. 5 The information on Algeria was adapted from the web site of the International Olympic Academy. 6 The information on the activities of the National Olympic Academy of Guatemala was received from the Olympic Studies Center of the Autonomous University of Barcelona as part of the data collected for a project sponsored by the IOC.
ALBANIA7 Olympic week in schools Educational programmes organised by the National Olympic Committee and Academy of Albania in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, the Regional Directorate of Education, and the University of Sport, are aimed to increase familiarisation with the Olympic ideals and sport for a better life. The initiative involves the organisation of an Olympic Week every two years in each school of Albania, from elementary to gymnasium ( high level). For one week, various activities are organised by the schools including class activities in all curriculum subjects, art contests, a sporting contest during the last day of the week and an Olympic quiz. Rightreverted back to the classic Cassioli design. In 1988, the Seoul Olympic Games medal reverse featured a soaring dove of peace with a laurel branch in its beak. Barcelona in 1992 used only a large Games emblem on the 18TEACHING VALUES SECTION 1 INTRODUCTION TO OLYMPIC VALUES EDUCATION Above Philippines 1998: Competitors celebrate on the podium after an Olympic Day run. Left The Albanian Olympic Committee logo. 7 The information on the activities of the National Olympic Academy of Albania was received from the Olympic Studies Center of the Autonomous University of Barcelona as part of the data collected for a project sponsored by the IOC. NEW ZEALAND New Zealand's active National Olympic Academy works closely with the country's Ministry of Education. Learning outcomes related to the values of Olympism appear throughout the New Zealand Health and Physical Education Curriculum. The national Olympic committees of countries such as New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom, Germany, and Canada, promote Olympic education through excellent web sites and special Olympic Education promotional programs for schools. They also produce educational materials for teachers prior to each Olympic Games. Many national Olympic committees organise Olympic Day activities – youth runs, art contests and youth leadership seminars.