News: Education

Union says swim teachers set up and pack up is paid work

The Swim Instructors Association (SIA) has commenced a campaign highlighting that swim teachers’ activities in set up and pack up at swim schools and pools is paid work and that…

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Apr 13, 2021 ByNigel Benton Aquatics / Education / Legal /


Women leaders from Auckland sport and recreation sector benefit from Aktive initiative

A new initiative - Aktive’s Women’s Leadership Development Programme (WLDP) – recently brought together a diverse group of 24 current and emerging women leaders from…

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Apr 13, 2021 Education / Events / Recreation / Sport /


AUSTSWIM continues to deliver training and support for swim and water safety teachers

AUSTSWIM has announced that it will return to the personal delivery of training and support for swimming and water safety teachers across ACT, regional NSW, Tasmania and regional Western…

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Apr 12, 2021 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


ASSA’s National Conference returns to the Gold Coast in August

The Australian Swim Schools Association has announced that is annual conference will be returning the to the Gold Coast from Tuesday 24th to Thursday 26th August 2021.  Returning an…

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Apr 12, 2021 Aquatics / Education / Events / Safety /


ASCTA commits to Gender Equality Framework

The Australian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association (ASCTA) has advised of its commitment to a newly released Gender Equality Framework. Developed as part of ASCTA’s recent…

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Apr 11, 2021 Aquatics / Education / Safety / Sport /


Australian Water Safety Council seeks local government backing to help reduce drownings

Local governments are being encouraged to make the new Australian Water Safety Strategy 2030 central to their drowning prevention policies. The newly released strategy seeks to raise…

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Apr 9, 2021 Aquatics / Education / Government / Safety /


Australian Institute of Sport program to enhance career path options for women athletes

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has announced the launch of the AIS Athlete Accelerate Program with a focus on increasing career pathway options for women athletes. The inaugural…

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Apr 9, 2021 Education / Sport /


Swim Australia shares resources to aid swim teacher recruitment

Following its recent revelation of a nationwide shortage of swim teachers, Swim Australia has released a set of promotional media resources to help swim schools and aquatic facilities in…

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Apr 8, 2021 Aquatics / Education / Marketing / Safety /


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