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A new research brief from Active Living Research summarises research on community access to school sport and recreation facilities outside of school hours, as well as studies that examine the shared use of school facilities and programs with other community groups or agencies. It also describes challenges commonly associated with the shared use of recreational facilities, and opportunities for policy-makers at the state and local level.
|Tags:||Access, Active living, Agreements, Communities, Community facilities, Outdoor recreation, Policy, Primary schools, Public open space, Publications, Recreation facilities, Research, Schools, Secondary schools, Sports and leisure facilities|
The following presentation was delivered by Research Assistant Professor Karen Martin, University of Western Australia, on Tuesday 29 November 2011.
Classroom First describes a comprehensive set of actions by staff at all levels to support high quality classroom teaching. It also recognises the role of central and regional offices to create the best possible environment for schools to operate.
On 2 July 2009, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) endorsed the National Early Childhood Development Strategy- Investing in the Early Years. In jointly developing the Strategy, the Australian, state and territory governments have signalled their intention to take a leadership role in early childhood development now and into the future.
|Resource type:||Policy, Planning and Strategy Documents|
|Tags:||Active living, Active schools, Babies, Child care, Child development, Children, Early years, Families, Federal Government, Government agencies, Infants, Local government, Non-government organisations, Non-profit organisations, Parents, Policy, Planning and Strategy Documents, Primary schools, Schools, Strategies, Teachers, Toddlers, Wellbeing|
Schools are in an ideal position to provide physical activity opportunities for children and help them develop the knowledge, skills and habits for lifelong healthy and active living.
The following information package was developed by the Physical Activity Taskforce’s School Promotions Sub-Group to assist schools in planning 2012 physical activity education and programs.
The following calendar is intended to assist schools in planning 2012 physical activity programs, events and professional development for staff, in support of providing the mandatory two hours of physical activity per week for students in years 1-10.
The following brochure was co-developed by the Department of Education and Physical Activity Taskforce to assist schools in understanding how they can support students to develop the knowledge, skills and habits for lifelong healthy and active living.
The paper developed by the Department of Sport and Recreation WA provides information about the link between physical activity and academic achievement.
Published by the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011, this paper reviews intervention studies related to active school transportation. The aim of the review is to guide future intervention research.
Free Range Kids are children and young people who experience freedom from their front door. The Free Range Kids website is brought to you by Sustrans - a UK charity promoting travel by foot, bike and public transport for everyday journeys. A key area of work for Sustrans has been to reverse the decline in the levels of walking and cycling to school and beyond, making it easier for kids to be out and about and active.
The year 4 to 7 (middle school) 4th R Curriculum Resource package aims to provide guidance for educators using Department of Sport and Recreation - Recreation Camps programs and will assist schools in choosing from the diverse range of programs on offer.
Recognising the diverse requirements on principals and educators in committing to out of school learning opportunities, the Department of Sport and Recreation - Recreation Camps have developed some tools to aid teacher planning and identification of learning outcomes from school camps and physical activity programs.
|Tags:||Children, Curriculum, Education, Games, Government agencies, Guidelines, Outdoor recreation, Physical activity, Physical education, Primary schools, Publications, Recreation facilities, Schools, Secondary schools, Teachers, Young people|
The year 8 to 10 4th R Curriculum Resource package aims to provide guidance for educators using Department of Sport and Recreation - Recreation Camps programs and will assist schools in choosing from the diverse range of programs on offer.
|Tags:||Active schools, Children, Curriculum, Education, Games, Government agencies, Guidelines, Outdoor recreation, Physical activity, Primary schools, Publications, Recreation facilities, Schools, Secondary schools, Teachers, Young people|
The Physical Activity Taskforce, in collaboration with the National Heart Foundation (WA) and the Departments of Transport, Sport and Recreation, Education and Health, produced a Year K-7 teacher resource to foster more active transport to and from schools.
Matilda's Morning Adventures is an early childhood storybook designed to accompany the Choose Active Transport resource for teachers.
The Active After-school Communities program is a national initiative that provides primary school-aged children with access to free, sport and other structured physical activity programs in the after-school time slot of 3.00pm to 5.30pm.
There are certain settings, such as schools and the workplace, which present particularly good opportunities for initiatives aimed at increasing levels of physical activity.
Developed by the Taskforce, in conjunction with the Department of Transport, this fact sheet explains: What a TravelSmart School is; what the benefits of a TravelSmart school are; and, how Local Governments support TravelSmart schools.
The Choose Active Transport presentation covers the funding bodies and partners that were responsible for this resource being developed, the steps involved in developing this resource and specific information on the Teachers Resource and Matilda's Morning Adventures storybook.
The Heart Foundation and the Western Australian Council of State School Organisations (WACSSO) have developed a resource - a guide advocating for walking, cycling and other health issues - to assist parent groups to influence their school community to make positive changes to their environment, making it easier for children to lead healthy, more active lives.
With many children inactive after school the Shire of Harvey introduced 'Super Skate', a safe, physically active social outing for primary school aged children which also resulted in many adults enjoying casual skating.
The Shire implemented a walking program to increase physical activity levels of residents followed by a 10,000 Step Challenge. This case study examines the project objectives, strategies, costs, results and lessons learned.
To increase the physical activity levels of the community, the Town of Kwinana employed a Physical Activity Officer who was responsible for implementing the Town of Kwinana's Physical Activity Plan. This case study examines the project objectives, strategies, costs, results and lessons learned.
Responding to the diverse needs and capabilities of 21 Local Governments, Walk The Wheatbelt project sought to involve the whole community in a free walking program. This case study examines the project objectives, strategies, costs, results and lessons learned.
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