These Olympic Education resources are aligned to the New Zealand Curriculum, covering a range of learning areas and curriculum levels.  They are enquiry-learning focused and will meet your learning outcomes while engaging your students in an exploration of the Olympic Values and the Olympic Movement, through the excitement and inspiration of the Olympic Games and our Olympians.

 Ethics Through Sport, New Zealand Olympic Academy, 2008

Year 13, Level 8, Learning area - Health and Physical Education, New Zealand CurriculumThe resource relates to the Achievement Standard PE 3.5 Assessment Task.  The resource is comprised of a DVD (40 mins total) and a CD Rom with the following: printable worksheets, teaching notes with learning activities, editable assessment task for Achievement Standards PE 3.5, powerpoint for classroom use, posters.  This resource is available from the NZOC at a cost of $40 (GST, P&P inclusive).  Email education@olympic.org.nz.

Black on White - New Zealand at the Olympic Winter Games, NZOC, 2005

Years 7-8, Level 4, Learning area - Health and Physical Education, New Zealand Curriculum.   The resource was developed to accompany the Black on White exhibition, at the New Zealand Olympic Museum.  This resource focuses on learning through sport, using the Olympic Winter Games to enable students to develop knowledge of themselves, other people, social skills and positive attitudes and values.  Click here for the Black on White - New Zealand at the Olympic Winter Games resource PDFs.

New Zealand Women in the Olympic Movement, NZOC, 2003

Relating to Achievement Objectives 7D1, 7A4 & 7C2 and Achievement Standards 2.5 & 2.6, this resource features Olympians Kiri Shaw, Sarah Ulmer and Barbara Kendall; as well as Pat Barwick, an Olympic Coach and Susie Simcock, a leader in the Olympic Movement. Click here for the New Zealand Women in the Olympic Movement resource PDFs.

The Olympic Games Experience, NZOC, 2002

Years 9-10, Level 5, Learning area - Health and Physical Education, New Zealand CurriculumBased on interviews with Olympians Nigel Avery, Anna Lawrence and Rob Waddell, this resource supports the book The Curriculum in Action – Attitudes and Values: Olympic Ideals in Physical Education, Ministry of Education, NZ, 2000.  Click here for the The Olympic Games Experience resource PDFs

The Curriculum in Action  Series

The Curriculum in Action series supports the implementation of Health and Physical Education in the New Zealand Curriculum by providing teachers with ideas for planning units of work to meet the identified learning needs of students. 

The Curriculum in Action – Olympism: Attitudes and Values in Physical Education, Ministry of Education, NZ, 2004 Years 5-7, Level 3, Key Area of Learning – Sports Studies, Health and Physical Education, New Zealand CurriculumThis Curriculum in Action book includes some background information on the Olympic ideals in physical education.  It suggests ways in which Sport Studies programmes in physical education that focus on Olympism can prove opportunities for students to examine the educative and social value of sport and physical activity and to explore the attitudes and values outlined in the New Zealand Curriculum.Distributed by the Ministry of Education in 2004.  Available from Learning Media.

The Curriculum in Action – Making Meaning, Making a Difference, Ministry of Education, NZ, 2004 Years 11-13, Level 7, Key Area of Learning: Sports Studies, Health and Physical Education, New Zealand CurriculumPages 77-83 of this book, entitled Olympic Ideals in Physical Education, relate to Achievement Objectives 7C2 & 8C2 and Achievement Standards 2.6 & 2.7 and suggest Olympic contexts for critical thinking.  Distributed by the Ministry of Education in 2004.  Available from Learning Media or online at TKI.

Click here for The Curriculum in Action - Making Meaning, Making a Difference Resource

The Curriculum in Action – Attitudes and Values: Olympic Ideals in Physical Education, Ministry of Education, NZ, 2000 Years 9-10, Level 5, Key Area of Learning: Sport Studies, Health and Physical Education, New Zealand CurriculumThis Curriculum in Action book suggests ways of introducing students to the Olympic Ideals and their relationship to the Attitudes and Values outlined in Health and Physical Education in the New Zealand Curriculum.  Distributed by the Ministry of Education in 2000.  Available from Learning Media or online at TKI.

Click here for The Curriculum in Action - Attitude and Values: Olympic Ideal in Physical Education Resource