“Getting schools on the move – Together for a healthy lifestyle”, this year’s slogan was the focus of a seminar organised by the Hungarian School Sport Federation (HSSF) from the 27th to 29th of March in Budapest. 50 participants arrived from 28 countries to attend workshops on implementing the 2019 European School Sport Day® (ESSD) […]
1. What is the School Sport Volunteering Program?
The School Sport Volunteering Program is a physical activity program that allows students to organise actively and independently their own sport and recreational activities. This new initiative provides new occupation for students for school breaks and afternoon free time: selected students will be able to organise and lead activities for their fellow students.
2. Why is the TE IS Network important?
Besides the development of health conscious lifestyle and the increase of physical activity, one of the priorities of the program is to create a network of school sport volunteering network covering the whole public education institution system. Within the framework of the priority project, as a first step of the implementation, 300 Hungarian schools located in disadvantaged regions will participate in the program.
3. What is the concept?
The aim of the School Sport Volunteering Program is to develop a physical activity culture among students that will contribute to the development of social and civic competencies within the framework of game activities. During activities related to physical education and health conscious lifestyle, collective needs arise together with individual interests, therefore the objectives of active citizenship and social inclusion can be implemented.
4. What do we have to do to participate in the Program?
The mission, goals and program components of NETFIT® are embedded within a unifying philosophy that guides the program. HELP is an acronym specifying that “health is available to everyone for a lifetime – and it’s personal”.
5. What is the health-related physical fitness?
As a first step, please contact the regional centres of the Hungarian School Sport Federation in order to receive all necessary information in relation to the program and the conditions of joining it. The priority project is linked to the European Union program. TÁMOP-3.3.15 that opened to the interested schools as of September 2015.