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“Good governance in Youth Sports Clubs - promotion e-education as a tool of protection of young athletes” (GG in YSC) is a project funded by the European Union Erasmus+ Programme: Support for Small Collaborative Partnerships in the field of Sport. The project aims to promote and support good governance in youth sports clubs, in order to ensure protection for young athletes.
First step - beneficiaries survey – each potential beneficiary will fill out a survey.
Second step - sending surveys - The survey will be sent via Google form or via e-mail by 28th February
Third step - involvement in the project – confirmation will be sending to 15th March
Stowarzyszenie Dzieci i Młodzieży KAROL - Association of Children and Youth named KAROL - (hereinafter KAROL) is a Polish local, non-governmental sport organization (sport club). Our mission is to promote sport and healthy lifestyle in children and youth. KAROL has supporting members from the hole district and belonging youth sport clubs (disciplines as: football, karate, judo, athletics).
We organize sport and recreation classes for children and teenagers of primary and secondary schools, as well as summer and winter holiday camps for disadvantaged groups (from families with low incomes and difficult social environment). We have a proven experience in organising of sports events, tournaments, contests and leisure activities for children and youth.
Our main goals are:
Permanent activities of our association:
KAROL collaborates regularly with local and regional authorities: province governors’s office, district governor’s office and municipalities.
ENGIM PIEMONTE - Vocational Training Organisation – Italy
ENGIM Piemonte is a vocational training organisation located in Turin, north west of Italy. Its main activities have always been devoted to young people and their initial vocational since the late 19th century, to provide competencies which can enable them to be inserted in the labour market. Lots of activities are related to job insertion: the recently introduced dual sistem, apprenticeship, work-placement both in Italy and abroad, participation to local contexts, other projects aimed at working insertion. Lots of actions have been developed also in the field of adult education and for serveral targets: migrants, unemployed people, companies and local authorities. The main field of training are: environment, ICT and communication, management and social care.
GETXO KIROLAK - municipally sport entity
In Getxo, the body in charge of sport and physical activity is Getxo Kirolak, a municipal and self-governing organisation reporting to the City Council. Dubbed European City of Sport in 2014, Getxo was awarded for Best European City of Sport in Brussels in November that same year. In his acceptance speech, facing 350 people – the representatives of the cities with this recognition for 2015 and members of the European Parliament – Mayor Imanol Landa briefly described the sports model implemented by the city of Getxo that earned it the highest sports management accolade in Europe. In March 2015, Getxo became the first European city to receive ACES Europe certification –a gold medal bestowed on Mr Landa by ACES Secretary- General, Hugo Alonso, in recognition of the Getxo Kirolak sports management system. Moreover, the city was chosen to implement the Model of Excellence in Sports Management developed by ACES Europe, a good practice to be followed across Europe.
Getxo is a town of 79,000 inhabitants in the Basque Country, Spain. A coastal city boasting lovely beaches and majestic cliffs, it offers alluring, open landscapes and remarkable architectural landmarks, as well as a wide range of tourist attractions, cultural and entertainment activities, and sporting options. A few minutes’ drive from Bilbao Airport, Bilbao Exhibition Centre or the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Getxo is a world-class destination, abiding by high environmental and living standards.
Getxo Kirolak is the local government agency that regulates the municipal sports centres – Fadura, Gobela and Andra Mari – and sporting activities in schools, for amateurs and for pros.
It is Getxo Kirolak’s mission to offer Getxo’s citizens sporting and leisure activities, as well as healthy lifestyle options, while taking care of the town’s sports facilities and the sport-related needs of local clubs, cultural organisations, educational institutions and labour associations.
According to the data available, 6800 sportspeople do sports in Getxo’s sport organisations. They account for 8.6% of the town’s total population.
When organising events, local clubs rely on a strong volunteer network. For big events, volunteers from different clubs work together in all the aspects needed for the events to be successful.
Sports – particularly, professional sports – have traditionally been a distinctive feature of local policy in Getxo, with outstanding achievements in rowing, rugby, hockey and surfing at the national level.
Based on success in this field, the city of Getxo considers sports to be a fundamental tool for integration, personal development, and improved health and wellbeing.