IOA introduces “The World Olympic Summer School”

The Hellenic Cultural and Educational Club for UNESCO, in association with professional educators, sport coaches and WWF Hellas, launches in Summer 2022 the 1st World Olympic Summer School under the auspices of the International Olympic Academy.

The World Olympic Summer School aims to raise awareness relating to the Olympic Values and to prepare the next generation of the Olympic Values Ambassadors.
In the World Olympic Summer School are welcome to participate students between 10 – 14 years old from all around the world. Teachers can also participate in the Summer School. The official languages of the Symposium are English and Greek.

Focusing on Respect, one of the three core Olympic Values, the students will learn the importance of respecting themselves, the others, the world tangible and intangible cultural heritage and the planet (the R-Project). The four pillars of the Program are Education, Sports, Culture and Environment.

The World Olympic Summer School is promoting the Sustainable Development Goals focusing on: Goal 3 – Good Health and Well-Being, Goal 4 – Quality Education, Goal 5 – Gender Equality, Goal 12 – Responsible Consumption and Production, Goal 13 – Climate Action, Goal 15 – Life on Land, Goal 16 – Peace Justice and strong Institutions and Goal 17 – Partnerships for Goals.

The World Olympic Summer School will be hosted in the International Olympic Academy in Ancient Olympia. Students will be accommodated in the premises of the Academy from the 26th June until the 10th July 2022. The period is divided in 2 weeks.

Information is uploaded on the official site of the School

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