Published Thursday 31 May 2012

This 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.

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The Curriculum in Action – Olympism: Attitudes and Values in Physical Education

This 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.

The Curriculum in Action – Making Meaning, Making a Difference

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