The SEAMEO-ACC Sports Education Innovation Award was established by SEAMEO in April 2014 with the support of ASEAN-China Centre (ACC), an inter-governmental international organization headquartered in Beijing, China, and established by the Governments of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and China in November 2011, and Taiao Sports Company (Taiao), a renowned sports equipment, facility and service provider based in Beijing, China, as a way to recognize innovative sports initiatives of elementary and secondary schools in Southeast Asia. The Award aims to promote and encourage innovations in sports education that contribute to human resource development in Southeast Asia and foster cooperation and mutual understanding in the region.
The theme for the 2014 SEAMEO-ACC Sports Education Innovation Award is “Amity, Creativity and Development through Sports Education”.
The 2014 SEAMEO-ACC Sports Education Innovation Award intends to highlight the role of sports education in promoting students’ individuality and self-development; generating ingenuity and innovativeness; and fostering understanding and good will.
The Award recognizes sports projects or activities of public or private elementary and secondary schools that are innovative, proven to be contributory to students’ physical development, schooling experiences and outcomes and are known to foster friendships and cooperation among students. This year’s award provides a special focus on schools from remote and poor areas in Southeast Asian region.
Deadline for research submission: 30 September 2014