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RESEARCH:

Report of Provision of Aquatics Education in Auckland Primary Schools 2015 – change in the last decade

UNIVERSITY OR ORGANISATION: WaterSafe Auckland Inc.

 

SUBJECT: Aquatic Education, Competence and Swimming
TYPE: Survey
DATE: 2015


In exploring the provision of aquatics education in Auckland primary schools, this study intended to determine; the number of schools participating in aquatics education; the capacity of teachers to deliver aquatics education; the components of aquatics education (learn to swim, water safety, classroom learning, aquatic sports), and the proportion of each component delivered; barriers to delivery, and areas where schools could be assisted. A cross-sectional study was used to elicit information on aquatics education provision.

 

COUNTRY

New Zealand

AUTHORS

Teresa Stanley

Dr Kevin Moran

JOURNAL / PUBLICATION

WaterSafe Auckland Inc.

RESPONDENTS

New Zealand

Auckland

553 schools

Aquatics teachers

89 schools responded

64 completed

ACTIVITY

Swimming

Swimming Lessons

ENVIRONMENT

Private swimming pools

School swimming pools

Public swimming pools

AGE

7-10

GENDER

N/A

ETHNICITY

N/A

 

 
 

 

 

 

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