Ready to go Orienteering Teacher Training Course

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Ready to go Orienteering Teacher Training Course

Athlone Ready to go Orienteering Teacher Training Course

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Athlone Regional Sports Centre Brawny Rd N37 W3W0 Athlone Ireland

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About this event

"Ready to Go Orienteering" is an Orienteering Ireland initiative, financed by the Dormant Accounts Fund, to introduce and promote the sport into schools and encourage teachers to implement the program.

Schools participating in “Ready to Go Orienteering” can receive a customised orienteering map of their school grounds. The map will be given to the school in electronic format. Participants can also get a resource pack including extensive games cards, simple maps and orienteering controls. Online resources will also be provided which can be downloaded and printed.

Ready to go Orienteering will train teachers to:

• Introduce pupils to the basic skills of orienteering in a fun and exciting way

• Identify where orienteering can be introduced to the school curriculum

• Use games and activity cards that progress pupils from classroom lessons to participation in simple orienteering competitions and events

• Explore and develop Outdoor and Adventure activities on the school grounds and/or local environment

• Prepare pupils to compete in schools orienteering events in public parks