Three Fun to Move@JC Interschool Family Fun Days were successfully held on 24 April , 8 May and 22 May 2021, respectively. These three iterations of the event were conducted over the internet. Parents and children from over 360 families participated in the events. School group representatives and school principals welcomed participants and encouraged them to maintain a healthy lifestyle by engaging in regular physical activity. Our professional coaches led families to perform fitness games, dances, fundamental movement skills and cool-down stretches together. Everyone enjoyed the exercise time! We would like to express our sincere thanks to the participating schools and their support to the successful completion of the four online interschool events held in the 2020/21 school year.
|Date:||24 April, 2021|
The Biannual Principal meeting for Fun to Move@JC was held on 30 March 2021 where 35 school principals and representatives from 27 schools gathered online for a fruitful dialogue. Professor Ha, the Project Lead, also provided a detailed project update to attendees. Two principals from project schools were invited to share their school-based initiatives for building active engagement among students, parents and teachers into the Project initiatives. They offered thoughtful and practical insights on the promotions of Project Sport Band and online activity classes, to which other schools can benefit from their experiences. On the same morning, the second iteration of the online interschool event – “10 Million Steps Challenge” was held before the Principal meeting. This was the first time the Project event was streamed, via live video, on YouTube*, attracting about 1,500 students and their families to join the virtual journey at home or within school premises. All the participants enjoyed performing a series of fun and simple exercises during the 20-min tour while generating step counts using the Project Sport Bands.
|Date:||30 March, 2021|
The online Teacher Workshop entitled “Fun Fitness” was successfully held on 22 February 2021 with over 130 PE teachers attended. This workshop aimed to share evidence-based teaching strategies with teachers to increase students’ moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) during fitness activities in physical education lessons. Using the fitness dices the Project designed, Prof. Ha presented teachers with the SAAFE (Supportive, Active, Autonomous, Fair and Enjoyable) teaching principles for enhancing student activity levels and motivation, as well as restating the importance and benefits of promoting fitness as a fun and innovative activity during school PE. The project team also gave a live online demonstration to familiarize teachers with the use of fitness dices for students in both junior and upper grades. Teachers were then assigned into small groups to facilitate discussions about the feasibility and acceptability of the recommended teaching practices and the barriers they might have faced in PE classrooms. Approaching the end of the workshop, the new initiative “10-Mission Card” to boost student engagement in project activities was highlighted. Overall The workshop were well received by participants, who gave positive feedback in the post-event survey.
|Date:||22 February, 2021|
The Fun to Move@JC Interschool Family Fun Day was successfully held on 30 Jan 2021 (Sat). Parents and children from 380 families participated in the event. The event was held online for the first time, aiming to encourage families to stay active despite challenges posed by the pandemic. Our professional coaches led fun exercises and interactive games that can be done at home to improve their health and fitness. A lucky draw was held towards the end of the event. Winners of the lucky draw received easy sport equipment designed by Fun to Move@JC. Participants enjoyed an active morning filled with joy and laughter!
|Date:||30 January, 2021|