Saturday, 21 March 2015

Sport in Education Project

Our Year 7 & 8's with Tamaki College Year12 P.E students on Friday afternoons, March 2015
The Sport in Education Project that's being piloted in eight different New Zealand secondary schools is something that I'm really interested in.  It's aims are to develop, trial and evaluate if increased participation in sport and physical activity, leads to improved academic and social outcomes that benefit the students, schools and communities.

The project also aims to improve the delivery of PE and sports programmes in the surrounding primary schools, and to engage community organisations, such as clubs, also in supporting teachers and students involved in sport in schools. (SiE May 2014 from the Sport NZ website)

I recently met the Sports Coordinator at our local high school, Tamaki College, who had experienced how this worked in his previous high school in South Auckland.  Along with the Head of the P.E department, we discussed ways on how we could support one another and to strengthen our intermediate to high school link.  I believe that this will mutually benefit students from both schools as another way to improve our academic results.

1 comment:

  1. Sally this has become one of my favourite blogs! I love reading about the challenges you are fronting up to and the global thinking that comes out of your amazing work.

    Keep going...