Education and Sport for All
The main aim of this training course, which took place in Sassari (Sardinia), between 1 and 5 April 2014, was to teach 5 adult learners how to use sport as an educational tool for inclusion using the non formal education method.
Actually, the TC was aimed to demonstrate how to create games using sport therapy according to the necessities of people with special needs developing concrete activities for including them into the community.
Those games are called “adaptive games” because they are adaptable according to the ability of participants: everyone will be in the same level and feeling actively involved in the game.
Participants analyzed the aggregative power of sport, using it as a tool for fighting against discrimination.
In concrete the learning aim of the TC were as follows:
– To show how Sport can be the perfect tool of inclusion and stimulate in the activities people with less opportunities (specially disable bodies);
-To break stereotypes towards vulnerable groups providing the participants with a good understanding about social inclusion/exclusion, discrimination, human rights education;
– To create an international network of professionals, volunteers, associations aimed to disseminate successful good practices at international level and gathering new ideas from each other in order to amplify the multiplier.