Presentation on theme: "International Inspiration school partnerships. The 2012 Olympic legacy If London stages the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games we will […] reach young."— Presentation transcript:
International Inspiration school partnerships
The 2012 Olympic legacy If London stages the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games we will […] reach young people all around the world and connect them to the inspirational power of the Games so they are inspired to choose sport Lord Sebastian Coe, July 2007
International Inspiration Vision To transform the lives of millions of children and young people of all abilities, in schools and communities across the world, through the power of high quality and inclusive physical education, sport and play
Bangladesh Jordan Mozambique Ghana Trinidad & Tobago 2 countries are still to be confirmed South Africa Malaysia Indonesia Nigeria Uganda Zambia Azerbaijan India Brazil Palau UK Pakistan Turkey Tanzania Delivery planned across 20 countries
II Nigeria - outcomes Key themes : - Increased take up of sporting opportunities by children and young people of all abilities including marginalized children and children with special needs. - Through increased participation in high quality PE, Sport and play, children and young people of Nigeria, including marginalized children and children with special needs show increased engagement in education.
II Nigeria - outcomes Key themes (contd) - Through increased participation in high quality and inclusive PE, sport and play children and young people of Nigeria in targeted areas develop leadership and life skills and are empowered to become better citizens for their communities. - Through increased participation in high quality and inclusive PE, sport and play children and young people of Nigeria, including children with special needs and marginalized children are less involved in crime, violence and antisocial behaviours.
Outcomes of the debrief day: All schools will: 1) Have a clear understanding of International Inspiration in Nigeria and how the school links fit into the country plan. 2) Establish an agreed way of working with their partner school and develop a joint action plan to be completed by the return visit to UK.
Outcomes (contd) 3) Produce a joint draft development plan with a. Priorities for development in each school b. Clear outcomes c. Implementation strategies d. An outline agreement on a case study theme e. Realistic and achievable communication strategy to maintain the momentum of your partnership
Outcomes for International Inspiration & The link to the School Partnership Programme Set an agenda Institutional change Capacity building
International Inspiration international school partnerships International school partnerships are at the heart of International Inspiration 20 countries, 600 schools Aims: –Share good practice and take an innovative approach in the use of Physical Education, sport and play –Benefit children, young people and the wider community –Work together to enhance the educational experience of young people using PE and sport as the vehicle –Record and share work through a published case study
YEAR BUILDING THE LINK RECIPROCAL LINKS UNDERSTANDING EACH OTHER DEVELOPING BASELINES EXCHANGING SCHOOL INFORMATION KEEPING IN TOUCH CULMINATES IN A SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP PLAN
School links model: Year 1
YEAR 2 – 2010/11 BUILDING THE POLICY FOUNDATION TARGETED ACTION IN PE & SCHOOL SPORT (POSITIONING/PROFILE & TRAINING) LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE INNOVATION IN PARTNERSHIP PLAN ACTIVITY CULMINATING IN DRAFTED CASE STUDIES
School links model: Year 2
YEAR 3 – 2011/12 EMBEDDING YOUR SPECIALISM CONTINUED ACTION IN PE & SCHOOL SPORT CONTINUED TRAINING OF YOUNG LEADERS CONTINUED & ADDITIONAL INNOVATION (ANOTHER AREA?) BROADENING REACH INTO OTHER SCHOOLS/COMMUNITY CULMINATING IN PUBLICATION OF CASE STUDIES LEADING TO POLICY DEVELOPMENT
School links model: Year 3
Reflecting on the II Nigeria visit: HIGHLIGHTS
Reflecting on the II Nigeria visit: CHALLENGES
Developing the Partnership plan One joint plan agreed by both the UK/Nigerian schools. An emphasis on PE and sport being at the heart of the plan: To improve the quality of PE and sport in both schools To use PE and sport as a development tool to achieve wider outcomes
The Case Study A common overarching theme agreed by both schools The area of work/project identified from the partnership plan A link with the key themes from the Nigeria CP: Marginalised children Children with special needs Leadership and life skills Citizenship Reduced involvement in crime, violence and anti- social behaviour
Development Planning Development discussions with your partner school should focus on: Priorities for Development in both schools Expected Outcomes Implementation Strategies Challenges and Solutions
Support for your partnerships -Effective communication: - with your partner school – the determining factor of the success of the partnership -networking with other schools in your province/region -BC and YST -E-Languages
-A simple on-line webspace for you and your partner school -You can share documents, resources, photos and engage in discussion forums
Next steps Reciprocal visit – UK summer term – dates tbc Demonstrate regular and effective communication to maintain the momentum of the partnership Make use of E-languages Deliver the outcomes in the action plan by the reciprocal visit Final joint partnership plan agreed, signed off and submitted to BC Nigeria following sign-off at the end of summer visit to UK.
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