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Evaluation of the Schools on the Move Programme: Increased productivity in physical activityPublished:
Between January and March 2019, the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre (FINEEC) carried out an external evaluation of the Schools on the Move programme for the current key project period.
OLL got the government negotiators movingPublished:
On Wednesday 15 May 2019, the Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL) took part in the government programme watch, which was organised by the National Union of University Students in Finland (SYL) and the University of Applied Sciences Students in Finland – SAMOK. OLL had a strong presence all day and promoted its aims for the government programme in a visible way. In front of the House of the Estates, one could spot the #studentsonthemoveNOW banner, which aimed to remind the negotiators of our wish to extend the Students on the Move programme properly to all higher education institutions.
OLL’s staff are on holidays and laid off 14.6‒13.8.2019Published:
In order to adjust the financial situation of the federation, the OLL Board decided during its meeting on 7 March 2019 to lay off its staff for the summer 2019.
OLL is working to promote exercise in higher education through values and acceptancePublished:
Many of us feel guilt and other negative feelings because we do not exercise enough. Increasing the amount of exercise is a major lifestyle change, and it can feel like a constant battle against ourselves and the circumstances. A frustrating internal battle makes exercise even less tempting. This is not how it should be!
Ministry of education and culture grants 215,000 euros for the development of sports in higher educationPublished:
The Ministry of Education and Culture has granted a total of 215,000 euros to six different projects with the aim to develop sports in higher education. The annual national development grant for an active lifestyle was awarded to the Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL), the University of Vaasa, and the universities of applied sciences in Kajaani, Lahti, Seinäjoki and Satakunta. The projects of the higher education institutions include activities which aim to start sports services, create a more active operating culture, and reach students who do not get enough exercise.
OLL’s election panel debate #studentsonthemoveNOW: the Finnish parties support extending the Students on the Move programme to higher education institutions during the next parliamentary termPublished:
On 13 March, the Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL) held an election panel debate on sports with the parliamentary election candidates in the Palm room (Palmuhuone) at restaurant Lasipalatsi in Helsinki. The panel debate, called #studentsonthemoveNOW, tackled the challenges of and looked at solutions to making higher education institutions more physically active.
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Hard facts, balloons and new acquaintances at the sector meetingPublished:
This year’s first sector meeting was held in Helsinki after the sports tutoring day. On the first day of the sector meeting, the parliamentary elections were on the agenda and getting to know the new student union Board Members in charge of sports. At the same time, we filmed OLL’s election video. We will tell more about it later.
Recognition and spark at OLL's anniversary partyPublished:
The Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL) celebrated its 95-year-long existence in Helsinki on 2 February. A large number of OLL’s most important interest groups, partners and alumni over the years took part in the anniversary celebrations.
#getoffyourarse, #perseetpenkistä and #studentsonthemoveNOW!Published:
The average student sits for approximately 11 hours per day. These extreme numbers are influenced by the higher education environment which makes students passive, forcing them to sit in lecture after lecture without refreshing breaks that are important for their health. Here at the Finnish Student Sports Federation, we demand that the Studies on the Move programme should include the entire higher education sector in the coming government term.
The Finnish Parliament's Education and Culture Committee heard OLL about the report on sport policyPublished:
The Parliament’s Education and Culture Committee invited the Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL) to the consultation on the first Report on Sport Policy in history on 24 January 2019.
The OLL Board held its constitutive meetingPublished:
The Board of the Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL) for 2019 held its constitutive meeting and divided areas of responsibilities among the board members.
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