The Fundamentals of Olympic Values Education Manual: A Sport-based Programme

The is the core resource of the programme and the primary knowledge base for OVEP. It consists of four sections:

  • An introduction to Olympic Values Education that explores the principles of Olympism and themes of Olympic education.
  • Celebrating Olympism through symbols, ceremony and art. This connects the core elements of the Olympic Games to values-based educational opportunities.
  • Delivering Olympism through sport and the Olympic Games. This section discusses how the Olympic Movement has adapted to opportunities and challenges facing the world through initiatives such as the Youth Olympic Games (YOG), gender equality at the Games, and recognising the importance of sustainability and legacy in host cities.
  • Teaching the educational themes of Olympism explores contemporary issues that challenge the world’s youth.

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