The final version of the seven outputs, produced by the project S2A Sport have been published. Their contents is available with the final design in English. The documents can be found on the project`s site:
We remind you that the S2A Sport project`s aim was to provide a program for training for the necessary skills and knowledge for the middle level management of sport. The partners of the project are representatives of 12 European countries, and 4 of them are international organizations in all levels of sport. As you can see by the published documents, the partners have fulfilled the goal.
The Final conference of the S2A Sport project on Sport administration was held on 29th of November in the city of Lyon. Some 40 people from the sport sector of Europe took part in it. The National Sports Academy was represented by associated professor Ivan Slavchev, who also lead the Academy’s work on the project.
The results of the concluded pilot training in Finland were presented on the conference. In one week sport administrators from all over Europe were trained on selected modules, built on the results of the project. The Bulgarian participation in the pilot training was by Todor Kolev, who is not only a student at the NSA, but also a manager in the Bulgarian Basketball Federation. The presented participants from the pilot training gave an excellent evaluation and stressed the high benefits of the course, especially the opportunities to establish international contact network and to exchange experiences with specialists of the same fields in different countries.
More on S2A Project: The aim is to provide a program for training for the necessary skills and knowledge for the middle level management of sport. The partners of the project are representatives of 12 European countries, and 4 of them are international organizations in all levels of sport. More information on the project you can get on its website:
The fifth full partner meeting of the S2A Sport project was held together with the many other activities this week in the Academy. The aim of the project is to provide a programme for training the skills and knowledge for the middle level management in sport. The partners of the project are representatives of 12 European countries, and 4 of them are international organizations in all levels of sport. More information on the project you can get on its website:
At the meeting the contents of the Competence Framework was signed off. It includes 29 Occupational Standards divided in 5 areas – Strategic direction; People; Resources; Operations; Sport processes and Activities. The pilot training to be held in September in Finland was also discussed. The choice of modules, the schedule and the lecturers to participate were established. Kirstie Simpson from University of Chester is going to be course director, as she is also responsible for the development of the next project output – the Handbook and Training Programme. Last but not least a discussion on the seventh final step of the project – the Guide for Quality Assurance and Sustainability, which is under the supervision of the National Sport Academy.
The next full partner meeting is going to be at the Final Conference in November 2017.
An S2A Sport meeting was held on the 7th and 8th of February. It was hosted by the Netherlands organization of the sport employers – WOS, who managed to provide the possibility for the meetings to be held at the NOC building in Papendal – the largest sport preparation centre of the country, just outside the city of Arnhem. The academy was represented by associated professor Ivan Slavchev, PhD.
The S2A Sport project is aimed at the analysis of the “Sport Administration” and the people, that are engaged and provide the duties that it encompasses. The aim is to create a program, that will provide the needed tools for training the skills and knowledge for the middle level management in sport. The partners of the project are representatives of 12 European countries, and 4 of them are international organizations in all levels of sport. More information on the project you can get on its website:
At the meeting the contents of the “Functional Map” were signed off. It is a document that describe the different duties and activities, included in the Sport Administration and their classification. It is the foundation of the development of “Competence Framework” – a detailed description of the standards for the necessary skills and knowledge in order to fulfil the functions of the Sport Administration. The work on it is already in a final stage and allows for the beginning of the work on the “Handbook and Training Programme”. Besides the first discussion on the Handbook, the second day also included talks on the pilot training on the developed standards and programme, that is planned to be presented in Vierumaki, Finland in September this year.
The next meeting on the project is planned for Sofia, as the host will be the National Sport Academy.
On 6th February, 2018 in Warsaw was presented the project “Against Match fixing”. The National Sports Academy “Vassil Levski” participates in the project as a partner. The Duration of the Project is 3 years and will go through two main phases: Research among players to assess the motivation and degree of exposure of a player to match fixing activities and development of training program for match fixing prevention.
The first-phase activities are: to investigate the financial and nonfinancial factors which influence on match fixing. The aim of this research is to be examined the procedures and the methods used in the process of match fixing and to examine the psychological aspects of the problem. In the second phase an on-line training course is envisaged to be held.
The materials that will developed during the Project will be available on a special platform for e-learning and on a mobile app. на проекта онлайн платформа за електронно обучение и мобилно приложение.
The project “Against match fixing” is funded by the European Commission under the Erasmus + Sport Program. Coordinator of the Project is the Polish Association “Ekstraklassa”. Partners in the project are the National Sports Academy; Association – Center for Research Journalism in Skopje, Macedonia (SCOOP); ESSA (Integrity for Sports Betting), Belgium; Centro Universitario Sportivo Palermo, Italy; European Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, France; Play Fair Code, Austria and German Sports University, Germany.