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Published on April 16, 2008

Author: Valeria

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School Olympics as the Model for Olympic Education in Estonia:  School Olympics as the Model for Olympic Education in Estonia Kalle Voolaid Estonian Olympic Academy Secretary General Estonian Sports Museum Scientific Secretary ESTONIAN OLYMPIC ACADEMY:  ESTONIAN OLYMPIC ACADEMY Permanent structural unit of the Estonian Olympic Committee Founded in 1989 in Tartu E-mail: eoa@eoa.org.ee Internet: www.eoa.org.ee SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA School Olympics are perfect tool to explain the idea of Olympism, to give children a chance to enjoy physical effort and to bring Olympic Games to everybody in the school. The first School Olympics in Estonia recognized by EOA were organized in 1996. The national School Olympics project started in 2004. SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA The School Olympics bring the Olympic Spirit to every child, allow students to enjoy sporting efforts, are not just ordinary sports competitions, but a festival for the entire school, are not national competitions that only the best qualify for – if such were the case, the objective (to bring the Olympics to everyone) would not be achieved. SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA The program of School Olympics is wider and includes special Olympic weeks. In the program of Olympic weeks there are different lessons of Olympic history and Olympic principles, meetings with top-athletes, visits to Estonian Sports Museum etc. Olympic Hall of the Estonian Sports Museum SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Special exhibitions during Olympic weeks SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Meetings with top-athletes (left: Olympic champion Jüri Tarmak, right: Olympic bronze medal winner Indrek Pertelson) SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Own-made mascots, flags and other symbolics SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Art contests SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Art contests ESTONIAN SPORTS MUSEUM:  ESTONIAN SPORTS MUSEUM Sports Museum in the School Olympic project: Museum tours Meetings with top-athletes Pedagogical programs Supporting materials ESTONIAN SPORTS MUSEUM:  ESTONIAN SPORTS MUSEUM Educational museum programs ESTONIAN SPORTS MUSEUM:  ESTONIAN SPORTS MUSEUM Different activities ESTONIAN SPORTS MUSEUM:  ESTONIAN SPORTS MUSEUM Different activities ESTONIAN SPORTS MUSEUM:  ESTONIAN SPORTS MUSEUM Handbook Maskotimaailm (Mascot world), 2007 SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Parade of participants SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Parade of participants SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Parade of participants SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Parade of participants SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA School Olympics flag SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA School Olympics fire and School Olympics oath SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Opening ceremony SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Opening ceremony SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Opening ceremony Ancient sports:  Ancient sports SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Slide26:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Ancient sports Slide27:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Ancient sports Slide28:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Ancient sports Slide29:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Traditional sports Slide30:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Traditional sports Slide31:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Traditional sports Slide32:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Traditional sports Slide33:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Traditional sports Slide34:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Traditional sports Slide35:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Traditional sports Slide36:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Bycicle race for disabled children Slide37:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Awarding ceremony Slide38:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA The project Participating schools send their projects Evaluation is made by EOA experts The best projects will get financial support Slide39:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA The criterias of recognition Organizing the Olympic educational week Organizing of opening, awarding and closing ceremonies Quality of the culture and arts programmes Following of the principles of Fair Play Slide40:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Teaching materials Handbook “Let’s Have Our Own School Olympics” Educational video programmes “Handbook of the School Olympic Games” Special courses and seminars for teachers Slide41:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA “Let’s Have Our Own School Olympics” “Handbook of the School Olympic Games” Slide42:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA Altogether we have had nearly 100 games with about 31 000 children since the project started in 2004. Slide43:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA The conclusions The School Olympics are not only promoting the sport activities among young people but also contributing to the environment necessary for the development of harmonious personalities, as well as to the raising of young citizens’ generation with a healthy orientation of values. Slide44:  SCHOOL OLYMPICS IN ESTONIA The conclusions Olympic Education is a priceless investment in the construction of a better and more peaceful world Each NOA chooses it’s own way in applying Olympic Education This is the way how Estonian Olympic Academy is promoting to the Olympic Movement Slide45:  Thank you for your attention!

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