FUTURE+ – Sport and Social Inclusion: Future for Children

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Project details

Project number: 

2017 – 2605 / 001 – 001

Timespan of the project:

01/01/2018 – 30/06/2019

 

Contact details

CEIPES: International Centre for the Promotion of Education and Development

Contact Person:

Sara Cicero

E-mail: 

saramaria.cicero@ceipes.org

Objectives
  • To identify the key components of a European-based coach education programme for youth sport in underprivileged districts;
  • To develop a European-based coach education programme for youth sport that will provide a realistic strategy for social inclusion through sport in young people;
  • To distribute evidenced-based principles of good coaching practice and project findings;
  • To bring FUTURE + project findings to the attention of sport organisations, politicians, and other policy makers concerned with youths sport as a tool of social inclusion.
Activities
  • Analysis of the current coach programme and the extent to which it is addressing issues of social inclusion;
  • To find a common methodology to implement sports-based inclusion interventions;
  • Mapping of good practices and suggestions for a common coach education programme and try to improve it as a first step towards a more holistic approach;
  • Raise awareness among sport organisations, politicians and other policy makers involved in sports-based social inclusion interventions.
Results
  • Coaches learn to create a motivational climate and maximise the power of sport in social inclusion;
  • To empower children to work harder, smarter, and getting better in the gym, at home, and in school in order to break the so-called intergenerational cycle of poverty;
  • To create a handbook of best practices;

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