Articles with tag: Sport policy

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  • Jussi Ansala: Five perspectives on better higher education sports

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    Jussi Ansala, Senior Special Advisor for University Sport at OLL, analysed the makings of better higher education sports at the SeAMK Sports seminar held on 1 October at Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.

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  • Essi Lumme: It is worth acknowledging higher education students in the municipal decision-making

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    During our studies, we try to find ways to expand our cross-disciplinary networks before hitting the workforce. We all create several new friendships during our studies. Too often these encounters and this networking takes place at different kinds of parties. It would be fantastic if we could increase the role that sports play in networking and maintaining friendships.

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  • Työryhmähaku: Tule mukaan miettimään OLL:n ja opiskelijaliikunnan tulevaisuutta!

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    OLL:n hallitus on päättänyt perustaa jäsenyystyöryhmän ja liikuntapoliittisen linjapaperin sparrausryhmän. Lue lisätiedot alta ja hae ryhmiin 12.3.2021 mennessä!

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  • OLL: Physical activity must be taken into account in the education policy report

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    Last week, we issued an opinion on the government's education policy report. In it, we emphasize the promotion of students' physical activity.

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  • Liisa Reinola: University students – an easily forgotten group of users

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    Children and young people’s physical exercise is often discussed, and equal opportunities for them to be active: how certain sports are expensive, but how physical exercise is important for personal development, social relationships and even health. Once this case is somehow fixed, the discussion jumps ahead many decades and focuses on exercise opportunities for the elderly. It is a well-known fact that physical exercise does play a key role in supporting their health and ability to function. So, the opportunity for safe gym training, jogging paths close to home, and guided sports groups for seniors by the city sports services must be provided.

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  • Ruotsinkielinen seminaari Liikkuva Korkeakoulusta 27.11.2020

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    Finlands Svenska Idrotts järjesti Liikkuva opiskelu -aiheisen seminaarin ruotsiksi 27.11.2020. Seminaariin osallistui Opiskelijoiden Liikuntaliiton puolesta vuoden 2020 varapuheenjohtaja Sanna-Maria Ahl. Hän piti siellä esityksen opettajien merkityksesta osana opiskelijoiden matalankynnyksen liikkumista.

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  • Effects of the coronavirus pandemic on Finnish higher education sports

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    In the late spring of 2020, the National Sports Council commissioned a report on the situation in the sports sector. The report completely forgot the Finnish higher education sports services. On the basis of the National Sports Council’s questionnaires, the Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL) carried out its own survey for those working in higher education sports.

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  • Sanna-Maria Ahl: Municipal elections – matters concerning you

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    Municipal elections, the lesser-known cousin of parliamentary elections. You've probably heard about them? Have you voted in them? Or haven’t you voted because you already went to the polls in those “real” elections?

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  • Funding for sports in the budget session

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    The Finnish government’s budget session is over. Together with SYL and SAMOK, we were on watch at The House of the Estates during the budget session on 17 September 2019. The purpose of us being at The House of Estates was to remind the arriving negotiators to give some thought to students during budget negotiations.

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  • Evaluation of the Schools on the Move Programme: Increased productivity in physical activity

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    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.

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  • OLL got the government negotiators moving

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    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.

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  • 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 term

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    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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  • #getoffyourarse, #perseetpenkistä and #studentsonthemoveNOW!

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    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.

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  • The Finnish Parliament's Education and Culture Committee heard OLL about the report on sport policy

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    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.

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