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RESEARCH:

2016 Bay of Plenty Aquatic Survival Skills Programme Review 

UNIVERSITY OR ORGANISATION: Sport Bay of Plenty

 

SUBJECT: Aquatic Education, Competence and Swimming
TYPE: Review
DATE: 2016


Sport Bay of Plenty was contracted by Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) to undertake a review into Aquatic Survival Skills Programmes that are being delivered to 5-13 year olds in the Bay of Plenty region. The aim of the review is to provide an overview of current provision of aquatic survival skills programmes across the region in terms of participant numbers, barriers for participation and to provide recommendations on how programme delivery may be enhanced in the future. This review describes the programme contents and participation barriers across the region.

 

COUNTRY

New Zealand

AUTHORS

Megan Cleverley

Erin Kouwenhoven

JOURNAL / PUBLICATION

N/A

RESPONDENTS

Bay of Plenty Teachers

183 organisations

138 schools

45 private providers, non-profit organisations and local councils

ACTIVITY

Swimming

Swimming Lessons

ENVIRONMENT

Lakes

Rivers

Ocean

Streams

Public swimming pools

Private swimming pools

School swimming pools

AGE

20+

GENDER

N/A

ETHNICITY

Maori

NZ European / Pakeha

 

 
 

 

 

 

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For information contact the Head of Data, Research and Insights on wsnz@watersafety.org.nz

 
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