|Title||Integrated Aquatic Programme (IAP)|
|Publication Type||Conference Paper|
|Year of Publication||2007|
|Authors||Sullivan, B, Harrod, S|
|Conference Name||World Conference on Drowning Prevention|
|Publisher||International Life Saving Federation|
|Conference Location||Porto, Portugal|
"Water is a dominant feature of the New Zealand landscape, and many New Zealanders spend much of their recreational time in, on or by water" (Ministry of Education 1999).
The Integrated Aquatic Programme (IAP) is a resource for teachers of students aged 5-12 years and has been produced by key aquatic stakeholder organisations alongside members of the education sector. This collaborative approach ensures this resource is relevant in terms of content and application.
The IAP is the ‘Roadmap’ for teachers. It is identifies the learning needs of students through detailed competency models for skills, knowledge, attitudes and values. This enables teachers to select the appropriate curriculum based programme(s)/resources available.
The IAP not only gives teachers a visual tool to develop sequential pathways but increases understanding of what an ‘aquatically educated’ student could look like. It provides a scaffolding of learning, enabling students to have safe, meaningful and purposeful learning experiences.
The IAP was collaboratively produced by:
To view the IAP (right) please visit www.watersafe.org.nz
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