Centre for Olympic Research and Education (CORE) held a nationwide workshop as a report meeting at the end of the fiscal year about “Nationwide Deployment Project of Olympic and Paralympic Movement”, a project commissioned by Japan Sport Agency. Participants shared the results and challenges of the Olympic/Paralympic educational programmes organized throughout the country targeting the Tokyo 2020 Games, and discussed the future direction.
As a nationwide core base, University of Tsukuba, Waseda University, and Nippon Sport Science University gave reports about the teachers’ seminar and workshops, nationwide forums organized this fiscal year. University of Tsukuba introduced the brief of the educational programme in Pyeongchang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in the meeting.
The participants, such as educational committee, were divided into 5 groups, and people shared characteristic practical cases, achievements, and issues at each of the prefectural city promotion schools. Presentations by representatives of each group told the significance of educational practice through this project, as well as issues on continuity after the event, the start timing of projects, and budget usage.
The achievements and challenges showed through this workshop will be utilized in the development of the projects from the next fiscal year onwards. CORE will strive to meaningfully development of the Olympic and Paralympic education programme for 2020, through interdisciplinary research and educational practical utilizing the characteristics of University of Tsukuba.