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Water Skills For Life

Water Skills For Life

 
 

Water Skills For Life is the national standard for aquatic education for children in Years 1 - 8 in New Zealand schools. Water Skills For Life was developed for the advancement of aquatic education, the promotion of recreation and health, and for drowning prevention. Based on evidential international and national research, the initiative... Keep Reading

Mon 05 Feb 2018, 08:18 pm

 

Assessing Water Survival Skills Competency of Children (2017)

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This study sought to demonstrate that a rational and balanced emphasis on teaching fundamental aquatic skills can improve the ability of children to evaluate risk and behave appropriately in, on and around water. A total of 48 primary school aged children (6-11 years) were recruited from eight schools around Dunedin. Children were tested... Keep Reading

Thu 21 Dec 2017, 01:58 pm

 

Aquatic Education in Schools (NZCER 2016)

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In 2016 the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) was commissioned to assess the standard of aquatic education in our schools. It revealed that only about a quarter of schools (27 percent) provide a minimal or acceptable level of aquatic education; that is, a minimum of eight 26-30 minute lessons a year. Keep Reading

Thu 21 Dec 2017, 01:54 pm

 

Aquatic Education in Schools (NZCER 2016)

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In 2016 the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) was commissioned to assess the standard of aquatic education in our schools. It revealed that only about a quarter of schools (27 percent) provide a minimal or acceptable level of aquatic education; that is, a minimum of eight 26-30 minute lessons a year. Keep Reading

Thu 21 Dec 2017, 01:54 pm

 
 
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