The International Session for Educators of Higher Institutes of Physical Education aims το:
- Familiarize participants with the Olympic Movement, its history, ideals and values by providing an international forum for discussion and exchange of ideas and practices.
- Explore current issues related to physical education, sports, Olympic Games and the Olympic Movement.
and encourage the participants to use their experiences and knowledge
gained from the Session productively in their universities by introducing their
students to the Olympic Ideals and motivate them to conduct research in Olympic issues.
DATES OF THE SESSION
Arrival in Athens: Saturday, 15 July 2023
Departure for Olympia: Sunday, 16 July 2023
Works of the Session: Sunday, 16 – Wednesday, 19 July 2023
Departure from Olympia to Athens: Thursday, 20 July 2023
Departure from Athens: Friday, 21 July 2023
MAIN TOPIC: "Innovating physical education and Olympic values education to build a better world"
SPECIAL TOPIC: "Renewal and rejuvenation: Introducing integral innovations to the Olympic Movement"
Each NOC together with its NOA may register a maximum of two (2) educators.
Each Higher Institute of Physical Education may register one (1) representative of the academic staff.
Please, note that in case applications exceed the number of fifty (50), priority will be given to early applications.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
The platform will be open from Tuesday, 31 January 2023 and the final date for enrollment will be Wednesday, 31 May 2023, after which the registration platform will be closed.
The working languages of the Session are English and French and participants must speak fluently at least one of these languages. In order for applicants to be accepted in the Session they must submit the relevant English or French certificates or be native speakers.
SHORT PAPERS / PRESENTATIONS
The IOA strongly encourages the participants to make presentations strictly on topics related to the special topic of the Session.
A Word document of the paper of maximum 2 pages, written in English or French must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org until Wednesday, 31 May 2023.
A) Registration fees
All participants are required to pay registration fees amounting to 150 euros per person. The payment of the registration fees must be effected upon your online registration.
B) Participation fees
Participation fees are set at 730 euros per person. The payment of the participation fees for must be effected at least ten (10) days prior to the opening of the Session via the link that you will be sent.
All charges concerning the air-tickets of your delegates should be borne by the NOC/NOA or the university.
The IOA will take care of the participants’ local transport strictly from July 15th (date set for the arrival of the participants in Athens) and July 21st (date set for departure).
Accommodation and boarding both in Athens (only for the nights of 15 July and 20 July 2023), and in Olympia will be at the charge of the International Olympic Academy. Any additional overnight stay in Athens must be taken in charge by the participant.
Also, please bear in mind that all participants will be allocated in twin rooms, both in Athens and in Olympia with no exceptions whatsoever.
Participants who need a VISA to enter Greece should address themselves to the Greek Embassy of their country, where they will submit their application along with an invitation letter from the IOA. Should there be no Greek Embassy in some countries a VISA from an Embassy of any country member of the European Union could be accepted. May we remind you once again that any cost concerning the issuing of such a VISA should be borne by the participants themselves.
Kindly note that the works of the IOA Sessions are transmitted live on the Internet. This offers to thousands of people the opportunity to follow the Sessions from home and take active part in them, by presenting their questions and remarks. For those interested, the IOA address on the Internet is the following: www.ioa-sessions.org.
For any further information, please, contact us at:
Tel.: + 30.