Elspeth McMillan, NZOC WRPPA keynote, 29 March 2012Presentation Transcript
Olympic Values Education Elspeth McMillan Olympic Educator Tena Koutou Katoa
Key ObjectiveInspiring young New Zealanders to explore,engage with and model the Olympic Values through participation in sport and the celebration of the Olympic Games.
The Olympic Values
Supporting and Reinforcing the NZ Curriculum Values Pursuit of “Excellence, by aiming high and by persevering in Excellence the face of difficulties” Joy of Effort “Community and participation for the common good.”Balance between “Innovation, inquiry, and curiosity” (mind) mind, body and “Community and participation” (body) “Integrity” character and “Respect” (character)Respect for Others “Respect for yourself, others and human rights” and “Diversity” Fair Play “Integrity”, “Respect” and “Equity, through fairness and social justice.”
NZOC – Supporting New ThinkingNZOC set out to create cutting-edge, values-basedinteractive resources for New Zealand schools, wherestudents could:• Explore, develop and analyse their own valuesthrough the context of the Olympics.• Develop and use their key competencies• Engage in exciting learning experiences aligned toachievement objectives in Health & Physical Education,English and Social Studies.
NZOC – Supporting New ThinkingThe NZOC set out to create resources that were:• Aligned to the New Zealand Curriculum (2007).• Cross-curricular and flexible.• Inclusive of diverse New Zealand texts – highly engaging.• Digital, with tools, embedded video, diagrams and photos.• Inclusive of learning in both in- and out-of classroom situations.• Developed around a range of student-centred teaching approaches.
Free Curriculum-aligned Digital Resources Living the Olympic Values (digital interactive) Olympic Stories (digital)London 2012 ebook(with fact & worksheet pdfs) Chat with a Champion (live & recorded Olympian interviews)
Living The Olympic Values http://www.olympic.org.nz/education/living-olympic- values
The Olympic Games A Celebration
Rob WaddellBalance of Body, Mind & Character
LOV TextsLevel 2•Rebecca Wardell – The Joy of Effort•Rob Waddell – A Well Balanced Life•Symbols and Ceremonies•It Pays to Play Fair Level 3 •Olympic Values • Determined to Succeed – Valerie Vili • Giving it Everything – Mahe Drysdale •London 2012 - Building on a Century of Innovation Level 4 •Celebrating the Olympic Games •Neroli Fairhall – A Question of Respect •New Zealand’s First Female Olympian – Violet Walrond •One Team One Spirit
Chat with a Champion London 2012 resources
Olympic Museum Gallery School & general public visits On-LineSamsung Experience –Mobile Olympic Museum