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RESEARCH:

School Aquatic Education Programmes and Pools

UNIVERSITY OR ORGANISATION: New Zealand Council for Educational Research

 

SUBJECT: Aquatic Education, Competence and Swimming
TYPE: Survey
DATE: 2009


In 2009, the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) conducted a survey of schools and created a database containing information about school aquatic education programmes (AEPs) and pools on behalf of Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ). The survey covered 2553 state, state-integrated, private, special and kura kaupapa Māori schools in the primary and secondary sectors. This is the report on the findings from the survey.

 

 

COUNTRY

New Zealand

AUTHORS

Sally Robertson Magdalene Lin

JOURNAL / PUBLICATION

Water Safety NZ

RESPONDENTS

2525 schools

89% offered learn-to-swim programmes

Regions:

Auckland

Bay of Plenty

Canterbury

Gisborne

Hawkes Bay

Manawatu-Wanganui

Marlborough

Nelson

Northland

Otago

Southland

Taranaki

Tasman

Waikato

Wellington

West Coast

ACTIVITY

Swimming Lessons

ENVIRONMENT

Public pools

Private pools

AGE

0-15

GENDER

N/A

ETHNICITY

N/A

 

 
 

 

 

 

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