Basketball for Life Skills (BASKI) primarily addresses the call topic “Promote education in and through sport with special focus on skills development, as well support the implementation of the EU Guidelines on Dual Careers of Athletes”
BASKI envisions to develop a training program for basketball coaches, sports educators, sports and education decision makers on how to promote basketball among primary school students as a medium of life skills development, with emphasis on civic participation and social contribution.
To educate all the stakeholders involved to children’s’ physical education, with the main focus being on targeting parents, school principals and teachers.
To all stakeholders involved BASKI will aim to communicate the numerous benefits of basketball such as physical and mental health as well as intellectual skills gained from the sport. This will mainly be achieved by holding interactive and fun seminars, drafting and distributing informational manuals, and also with the use of equipment and games. All these will be collected to the BASKI Interactive Coaching for Coaches Package.
The BASKI Curriculum and Open Resource Toolbox will be developed in a blended format with both face to face and online activities and it will follow the principles of training the trainers learning format. Some of the themes to be covered are:
- Basketball based pedagogical approaches
- Life Skills Development for Youth
- Basketball in the Community
- Social Integration through Basketball
- Physical Health, Mental Health, Life Health
Important aspect of the development both of the content and the learning environment will be the involvement of target groups and stakeholders in all the phases of design and development.
The BASKI Training and Policy Adaptation Guide will be developed in the form of an Interactive eBook (include multimedia content and visuals) and will provide specific guidelines to the project’s stakeholders, multipliers and relevant policy makers. All partners will provide feedback on the development of the Guide as experienced training providers and courses developers. The Guide will be accessible through the Online Learning Environment and will be offered in an interactive eBook format.
The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
[Project Number: 613606-EPP-1-2019-1-CY-SPO-SCP ]